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Presentation of Madagascar

Madagascar is the 5th largest island in the world after Australia, Greenland, New Guinea and Borneo. It covers an area of ​​587,041 km2 where there are 27,000,000 inhabitants with 18 ethnic groups: the Malagasy who are an Austronesian people speaking a Malayo-Polynesian language: Malagasy.

The Big Island consists of 13,260,000ha of forest formation, including 43 Protected Areas over 2,600,000ha, or about 3% of the country’s surface. The biogeographical isolation of Madagascar, the variety of climates and reliefs have favored the development of a unique fauna and flora in the world. It has 2 Integral Nature Reserves, 27 National Parks, 14 Special Reserves.

The richness of its biodiversity is, among other things, composed of: