Madagascar, Africa

Madagascar, Africa

Madagascar is a country in southern Africa located in the western part of the Indian Ocean, separated from Africa by the Mozambique channel 415 km wide. Its capital is Antananarivo.

During much of the nineteenth century, the island is administered by the Kingdom of Madagascar, a situation which the French colonial invasion of 1895 ends. The first government of Madagascar was born October 10, 1958 and 1960, the country was among the first to gain independence in the area of the Indian Ocean.