What is the capital of Madagascar?
Antananarivo, also known as Tana, is the economic and political capital of Madagascar.
The city is located in the center of the island, in the highlands, at an altitude of about 1,400 meters. Antananarivo is the most populated city of Madagascar with about 1.6 million inhabitants. It is known for its sloping streets, red brick houses and colorful markets.
The city is the economic and political center of the country, where many government institutions and businesses are located. It is also the cultural and educational center of Madagascar, with universities, museums, theaters and annual festivals. Antananarivo is also an ideal starting point for visiting Madagascar’s national parks and nature reserves, which are home to an incredibly diverse and endemic fauna and flora.