Madagascar Karisma thompson

The country I have chosen is Madagascar. Madagascar is a huge island nation off the southeast coast of Africa. It's home to thousands of animals and species. Madagascars capital is Antananarivo.

Location:

Is the position on the Earths Surface (Absolute/Relative). Geographic study begins with the location of places on the earth. Places have absolute locations that pinpoint them on the earth, and relative locations that place each location in respect to other locations.

Madagascar relative location is located south of the equator, off the eastern cost of Africa, Madagascar is positioned in both the Eastern and Southern Hemispheres.

Madagascars capital is Antananarivo. The exact location of Antananarivo is 18.8792* S, 47.5079* E.

These photos are the city of Madagascars capital, Antananarivo.

Madagascar is located in Africa.

This is a map of Madagascars continent, Africa.

Major rivers in Madagascar include: Mananara, Mangoro Sambirano ,Mahajamba, Betskiboka, Mania, North and South Mahavavy, Mangoky, Onilahy, and the Ikopa.

The climate in Madagascar is dominated by the southeastern trade winds that originated in the Indian Ocean.

Madagascar has two seasons; A hot, rainy season from November to April; and a cooler dry season from May to a October.

The average temperature in Madagascar is (72*F).

The left picture is the Indian Ocean located by Africa. The middle picture shows the average temperature in Madagascar. The picture to the very right shows one of the two seasons in Africa and the extraordinary wildlife in Africa.

Madagascar is not bordered by any countries. It is located off the southeast coast of Africa and is only bordered by the Indian Ocean and closest country to Madagascar is Mozambique.

This is a map that shows the countries that border Africa.

The Indian Ocean and the Mozambique Channel border Madagascar.

This picture shows what surrounds Madagascar.

Place:

A place is an area that is defined by everything in it.

Natural resources found in Madagascar are graphite, chromite, coal, bauxite, rare earth elements, salt, quartz, tar sands, semi-precious stones and mica. There are also fishing areas offshore and potential for hydropower.

On the top left the picture shows coal found in Madagascar. In the top middle it shows bauxite found in Madagascar. Now on the top right it shows graphite found in Madagascar. On the bottom left it shows salts found in Madagascar. On the bottom right it shows tar sand found in Madagascar.

Some of the culture groups found in Madagascar are Merina (26.1%), Betsimisaraka (14.9%) Betsileo (12.0%).

These pictures show some of the different cultures in Madagascar.

The main religions practiced in Madagascar are Traditional, Moslem, and Christain.

In these pictures it shows some of the churches in Madagascar

The most important Christian holiday in Madagascar is Easter.

These pictures show how Madagascar celebrates Easter

Madagascar has a Unitary state government. Madagascar has a democratic republic with a semi-presidential system of government whereby executive powers are shared between the president and the prime minister.

Madagascars government.

Human environment interaction:

Refers to the way people change their environment and how it changes them.

Some of the crops that are grown in Madagascar are: rice, maize, cassava, vanilla, coffee, etc.

Crops grown in Madagascar.

Major jobs in Madagascar are: fishing, forestry, and mining.

Types of jobs in Madagascar.

Endangered species in Madagascar are: silky sifaka, a lemur, which is one of the most rarest animals on earth because they are being drove to extinction.

Silky sifaka.

Environmental problems found in Madagascar include deforestation, and habitat destruction. There has yet to be a solution to this problem.

A region is a area of land that has conman features.

The duration of primary education in Madagascar is 5 years. The elementary education is proived to 6-11 year olds.

Education and Madagascar.

The population in Madagascar is 22.92 million. Madagascars population density is 38.32.

Madagascar is 226658 miles squared.

Madagascars GDP is 462.97 USD.

Life expectancy for females and males is 64.25 years.

Climate region in Madagascar is tropical around the coast.

Movement: humans interacting on the earth.

Madagascars flag stands for hearing for independence. Red and white were the colors of the Merina kingdom, which succumbed to France in 1896. They were used in the flag of the last Merina monarch, Queen Ranavalona III.

Madagascars flag.

Madagascar gained it's independence when The Malagasy Republic, proclaimed on October 14, 1958, became an autonomous state within the French Community.

The technology used in Madagascar is science.

Science in Madagascar.

Local transport in the main way of transportation in Madagascar.

Transposition in Madagascar.

Current Events

Possible debris found relative by the disappeard passenger.

Madagascar are vanilla industry is soured by Child labor and poverty.

Soured vanilla in Madagascar.

Credits:

Created with images by Maxxer_ - "Sunrise in Bekopaka" • reibai - "Tana" • belgianchocolate - "kerk" • reibai - "Tana" • reibai - "Market in Tana" • WikiImages - "africa map relief"

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