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The people of Madagascar arrived fairly recently, around 2000 years ago. There is some argument on who was the first to settle there, but both Indonesians and Africans. The current people are recognized as mostly a mix between these two peoples and also other groups such as Arabs and Indians.


The current people are known as Malagasy. There culture is derived from many influences, such as the Middle East, southeast Asia, Africa, and India.


There are currently over 20 ethnic groups living in Madagascar.

Median Age:


Male: 17.24 years Female: 17.67 years


Official Languages: French and Malagasy


Religions: Indigenous beliefs, Catholicism, Muslim


Literacy Rate: 68.9%

Population (2010) approx. 21,000,000


President: Andry Rajoelina


Prime Minister: Eugène Mangalaza


Capitol: Antananarivo


Government: multi-party Republic


http://www.wildmadagascar.org/people/


http://www.wildmadagascar.org/overview/the_people.html

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