The Madagascar Flag

Madagascar Flag
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The Madagascar flag is made up of two horizontal bars of equal size. A red bar rests on top of a white bar. A green vertical bar is located on the left side. White and red were used in the flag because they were the colors of the Merina kingdom. Green was the color of the peasant class who were pivotal in the movement against the French.

The Madagascar flag was adopted on October 14, 1958. The banner has the ratio 2:3. It is closely related to the flag of Indonesia.

The nation is a large island located off the coast of southeast Africa. The Madagascar flag belongs to a country that is considered to be a republic. It gained its independence from France in 1960.

The capital and largest city is the Antananarivo. The Madagascar flag belongs to a nation whose national anthem or song is “Oh, Our Beloved Ancestral-land”. The currency that is used in the country is the Malagasy ariary. The national motto is “Fatherland, Liberty, Progress".

Some interesting facts about Madagascar:

religion: indigenous beliefs, Christianity, Islam
languages: Malagasy, English, French
population: 20,042,982

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