COAT OF ARMS
Government: Untiary Semi-Presidential Republic
Current President: Andry Rojoelina
Population: 25,683,610 (2018)
Land Size: 587,041 sq km (226,658 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Mon - Apr 6, 2020: IMF Executive Board Approves a U.S.$ 165.99 Million Disbursement to the Republic of Madagascar to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic - AllAfrica News: Madagascar
[IMF] The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today approved a disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF) equivalent to SDR 122.2 million (about US$ 165.99million at today's US$/SDR exchange rate, or 50 percent of the quota) to help the country meet the urgent balance of payment needs stemming from the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Thu - Mar 26, 2020: Malagasy? Or Madagascan? Our Research Provides the Answer - AllAfrica News: Madagascar
[The Conversation Africa] Madagascar is a peculiar island. This is true because of its unique biodiversity, its richness in a variety of precious stones and its complex geological history and structures. It's also true because of its language - and the way things are named there.