Population numbers: 22.9 million

How many square miles: 226,658 square miles

Geography fast facts

  • Fourth largest island in the world
  • 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.

UPCI Missionaries:

Report from Malawi Crusades 2016

Missionary Chris Gibbs reports, "Malawi Crusade 2016 ~ Sunday Morning Healing Service. Miracles swept the crowd!!! There were 17 reported tumors healed!! 1 crippled arm healed!!! 65 blinded eyes restored!!! 13 deaf ears received healing!! And over 200 healings of...
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