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Background: Formerly an independent kingdom, Madagascar became a French colony in 1886, but regained its independence in 1960. During 1992-93, free presidential and National Assembly elections were held, ending 17 years of single-party rule. In 1997 in the second presidential race, Didier RATSIRAKA, the leader during the 1970s and 1980s, was returned to the presidency.

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Geography of Madagascar - Highlights the location, map references, area, land boundaries, climate, natural resources, land use, natural hazards, environment, and geography of Madagascar

People of Madagascar - Learn about the population, age structure, birth and death rate, sex ratio, nationality, ethnic groups, religions, languages, and literacy in Madagascar

Government and Politics in Madagascar - Profiles the country name, government type, administrative divisions, independence, national holiday, constitution, legal system, suffrage, executive, legislative, and judicial branches, political parties and leaders, and a flag description of Madagascar.

Economy of Madagascar - Study the GDP, growth rate, per capita, inflation, labor, budget, industries, exports, imports, currency, exchange rates, and economy of Madagascar

Communications in Madagascar - Browse statistics on telephones, mobile and cellular lines in use, radio broadcast stations, televisions, internet country code, ISP's, internet users, and facts on communications in Madagascar

Transportation in Madagascar - Offers statistical details on the railways, highways, waterways, ports & harbors, airports, and other facts on transportation in Madagascar

Military of Madagascar - Provides statistics on military branches, army, air force, navy, manpower, military service, expenditure, and facts on military in Madagascar

Transnational Issues of Madagascar - Explore international disputes and transnational issues of Madagascar

Maps of Madagascar - Discover a detailed map of Madagascar

Map Database of Madagascar - Browse a large collection of city, country, historical, political, thematic, and shaded relief maps of Madagascar

Flags of Madagascar - Uncover the flag images and description of the flag of Madagascar. Includes historical flags, symbols, and related information

Weather for cities of Madagascar - Browse weather forecast, hourly conditions, temperature, sunrise, sunset, and other weather related reports for the cities of Madagascar

1Up Info - Madagascar Political Geography - Encyclopedia resource provides information on the country along with its cities.


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