Almost all of the plant and animal species found in Madagascar are unique to the island.
Madagascar has two seasons: a dry cooler season starts in May and last until October; a hot rainy season which starts in November and last until April
Madagascar is one of the poorest countries in Africa.
Madagascar has two official languages: French, and Malagasy.
Capital City: The capital of the island is Antananarivo. This city is also Madagascar’s most populated city.
Religion: According to a recent survey, 55 percent of the population abides by the traditional beliefs, 40 percent are Christians and the remaining 5 percent of the population are Muslims. Thus majority of the Malagasy are the followers of Christianity and they are sub-divided into Roman Catholic and Protestants.