Madagascar location on world map. Dry forest high plateau the east s. Get antananarivos weather and area codes time zone and dst. A large island off the coast of southeast africa madagascar is home to many rare animal species as well as rainforests beaches and reefs. Explore antananarivos sunrise and sunset moonrise and moonset.
This map shows where madagascar is located on the world map. Political map of the world shown above the map above is a political map of the world centered on europe and africa. The country lies mostly between latitudes 120s and 260s and longitudes 430e and 510e. Current local time in madagascar antananarivo.
Rainforests cover only a small part of the earths surface about 6 yet they are home to over half the species of plants and animals in the world. Madagascar the red island the rainbow island the eighth continent there are many names for the worlds 4th largest island. This is made using different types of map projections methods like mercator. It shows the location of most of the worlds countries and includes their names where space allows.
At 592800 square kilometres 228900 sq mi madagascar is the worlds 47th largest country and the fourth largest island. Dry forest national parks. A world map can be defined as a representation of earth as a whole or in parts usually on a flat surface. Its capital city of antananarivo has a population of around 13 million rising to almost three million in the surrounding metropolitan area.
Madagascar is situated in the south western area of the indian ocean east of the coast of africa about 400 km off the coast of mozambique. The island is characterized by its early isolation from africa and india and colonization didnt begin until 200 bc through 500 ad. Where are the rainforests.