The Republic of Madagascar, commonly known as "Madagascar" it's a country island located in Eastern Africa (Un Subregion) with a unique biodiversity, that can't be found in any other place around the world, it is bordered by the Mozambique Channel and the Indian Ocean. It was a french colony until 1960, this same year it became UN member as an independent country, and in the last years it has struggle with a political crisis, that has affect the economy and the population life standards.

General Information
Official Name: 
Republic of Madagascar, Repoblikan'i Madagasikara, République de Madagascar
Capitol: 
Antananarivo
Population: 
22,920,000
Languages: 
Malagasy, French
Geographic Region: 
Geographic Size (km sq): 
587,041
Year of UN Membership: 
1960
Year of Present State Formation: 
1960
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Key Statistics & Indicators
Gross Domestic Product (GDP, Nominal): 
$10.800 Billion
Per Capita Income (PPP Adjusted): 
$471 (CID)
GDP Growth: 
2.60 (%)
Human Development Index (HDI): 
0.50
Gini Index (Income Inequality): 
47.50
Unemployment: 
3.80%
Economic Grouping: 
Developing Country
Least Developed Country
History
International Relations
UN Voting Blocs & Caucuses: 
Group of 77 (G-77)
Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)
African Group
Major International & Regional Organizations: 
ACP: African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States
AfDB: African Development Bank
AU: African Union
CD: Community of Democracies
COMESA: Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa
EITI: Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative
ICC: International Chamber of Commerce
ICRM: International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
IFRCS: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
InOC: Indian Ocean Commission
Interpol: International Criminal Police Organization
IOC: International Olympic Committee
IOM: International Organization for Migration
ISO: International Organization for Standardization
ITSO: International Telecommunications Satellite Organization
ITUC: International Trade Union Confederation
OIF: Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
PCA: Permanent Court of Arbitration
SADC: Southern African Development Community
WCO: World Customs Organization
WFTU: World Federation of Trade Unions
UN Specialized Agencies & Organizations: 
CTBTO: Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency
IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization
ICSID: International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
IDA: International Development Association
IFAD: International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFC: International Finance Corporation
ILO: International Labor Organization
IMF: International Monetary Fund
IMO: International Maritime Organization
ITU: International Telecommunications Union
MIGA: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
OPCW: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UNWTO: United Nations World Tourism Organization
UPU: Universal Postal Union
WBG: World Bank Group
WHO: World Health Organization
WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization
WMO: World Meteorological Organization
WTO: World Trade Organization
Bilateral Relations
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