Madagascar Facts and Figures

President: Andry Rajoelina, elected president in December 2018
Land area: 226,658 sq mi (587,041 sq km)
22,434,303 (2014 est.)
Capital and largest city
Antananarivo, 1,391,433 (2016 est.) For more details on population see: 
Monetary unit: Malagasy Ariary
Languages: Malagasy, French, and English (all official languages)
Religions: indigenous beliefs 52%, Christian 41%, Islam 7%
Literacy rate: 64% (2016 est.)