The Lord's Move to Africa

Madagascar

The Lord’s Testimony

Updated February 19, 2020

No. of localities: 2
No. of saints in church life: 130
No. of saints attending the Table meeting: 100

Country Profile

Location: East Africa, island in the Indian Ocean, east of Mozambique Geographical Size: land: 581,540 sq km, water: 5,501 sq km Climate: tropical along coast, temperate inland, arid in south Population: 25,683,610 (July 2018 est.) 
Population Growth Rate: 2.46% (2018 est.) 
Languages: French (official), Malagasy (official), English 
Religion: Christian, indigenous, Muslim 
Government Type: semi-presidential republic 
Capital City: Antananarivo 
Economy: Madagascar is a mostly unregulated economy with many untapped natural resources. Agriculture, including fishing and forestry, is a mainstay of the economy. Madagascar produces around 80% of the world’s vanilla 
GDP (Purchase power parity): $39.85 billion (2017 est.) Communications: Fixed line telephone 68,792 (2017 est.) Mobile Cellular 8,730,499 (2017 est.) Internet users 1,151,563 (July 2016 est.) 
Information and map From CIA