Madagascar is part of Africa with main city at
Antananarivo. Its Least Developed country with a
population of 22M people. The main currency is Malagasy Ariary. The languages
spoken are French,Malagasy. the Republic of Madagascar is the formal name of Madagascar It is adviced to High degree of caution Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs,
languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed 🌤️ ~23.14 °C 🌧 ~51.95 mm 👨👩👦👦 22M people
⚠️ Travel advice
fiber_manual_record High degree of caution
Madagascar is experiencing a measles outbreak, with 114 districts out of 116 affected by the outbreak and 91 declared an epidemic situation. WHO estimates the overall risk for Madagascar from the current outbreak to be very high. Make sure your vaccinations are up-to-date before you travel (See Health). We haven’t changed our level of our advice - ‘Exercise a high degree of caution’ in Madagascar.
issued date: February 25, 2019
Madagascar uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type E.
The languages that are typically spoken are French, Malagasy
💱 Currencies Used
Madagascar uses the Malagasy ariary (symbol: Ar), code MGA.Banknotes come in denominations of 10000, 5000, 2000, 1000, 500, 200 and 100 ariaries. Ariary is subdivided into 5 iraimbilanjas. Coins come in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5, 4, 2 and 1 ariaries and 1 iraimbilanja.
Automatic teller machines are rare in Madagascar. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Madagascar. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip. Receipts might sometimes include a service charge. If there is a service charge there is no need to tip.