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Madagascar

  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

The island was settled by people of African and Indonesian origin when it was visited by the Portuguese explorer, Diego Diaz, in 1500. The island was unified under the Imérina monarchy between 1797 and 1861. A French protectorate was established in 1895. Madagascar became a French colony on 6 Aug. 1896 and achieved independence on 26 June 1960.

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Further Reading

  1. Banque des Données de l’État. Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique Google Scholar
  2. Allen, P. M., Madagascar. 1995Google Scholar
  3. National Statistical Office: Institut National de la Statistique (INSTAT), BP 485 Anosy, Antananarivo 101.Google Scholar
  4. Website (French only): http://www.instat.mg

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014

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  • Barry Turner

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