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General Information

The official languages of Madagascar are Malagasy, French.

The national currency of Madagascar is Malagasy ariary (MGA).

1 MGA equals  .
equals  MGA.

Location

Madagascar

The distance from to Madagascar is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Madagascar. Exercise increased caution in Madagascar due to crime. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Dial 117 to call the police in Madagascar.

LGBT

Madagascar has a score of -5 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Madagascar ranks #122 worldwide.

Consensual same-sex sexual relations are criminalized in Madagascar with and between persons under the age of 21, and Malagasy law contains no anti-discrimination protections for LGBTI persons. Penalties can include imprisonment and fines.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Madagascar should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Madagascar:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Malaria
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
  • Yellow Fever
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Madagascar to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Madagascar differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Madagascar, the standard voltage is 127 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type D
  • Type E
  • Type J
  • Type K
Weather

The temperature difference between Madagascar and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Looks like it's pretty rainy in Madagascar. Don't forget waterproof clothing!

Rain on Wednesday through next Friday.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 65–93°F  /  18–34°C 36% 3%
Sat November 09 65–94°F  /  18–35°C 53% 20%
Sun November 10 66–95°F  /  19–35°C 45% 6%
Mon November 11 68–93°F  /  20–34°C 56% 23%
Tue November 12 67–93°F  /  19–34°C 51% 5%
Wed November 13 68–91°F  /  20–33°C 56% 49%
Thu November 14 66–88°F  /  19–31°C 68% 81%
Fri November 15 65–87°F  /  19–30°C 66% 53%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 05:12 am and sets at 06:06 pm. This equates to 12.9 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Madagascar, it is in . When the sun sets in Madagascar, it is in .

Taxi

Sorry, we do not have any information on taxi prices in Madagascar.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Madagascar.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 3.00 MGA in Madagascar.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 13.00 MGA.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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