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Madagascar
(4,009 words)

Republikan'i Madagasikara (The Republic of Madagascar)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

27,691,000

Area

590,000 sq. km (230,000 sq. mi)

Population density

47/sq. km (120/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.70% (per 1,000: births 31, deaths 6)

Under 15 years

40%

Urban dwellers

39% (4.26% p.a.)

Largest cities

Antananarivo 3,369,000; Toamasina 434,000; Antsirabe 356,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

92% …

Cite this page
“Madagascar”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02MDG>
First published online: 2020



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