Madagascar location on world map. 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. At 592800 square kilometres 228900 sq mi madagascar is the worlds 47th largest country and the fourth largest island. Where are the rainforests. About madagascar location regions the north w.
A large island off the coast of southeast africa madagascar is home to many rare animal species as well as rainforests beaches and reefs. 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. A world map can be defined as a representation of earth as a whole or in parts usually on a flat surface. Madagascar the red island the rainbow island the eighth continent there are many names for the worlds 4th largest island.
Current local time in madagascar antananarivo. Get antananarivos weather and area codes time zone and dst. Explore antananarivos sunrise and sunset moonrise and moonset. Madagascar an island in the indian ocean off the southeastern coast of africa is the fourth largest island in the world.
Political map of the world shown above the map above is a political map of the world centered on europe and africa. Dry forest national parks. Dry forest high plateau the east s. The island is characterized by its early isolation from africa and india and colonization didnt begin until 200 bc through 500 ad.
It shows the location of most of the worlds countries and includes their names where space allows. Its capital city of antananarivo has a population of around 13 million rising to almost three million in the surrounding metropolitan area. This is made using different types of map projections methods like mercator.