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Capitalnombre: Antananarivo
coordenadas geográficas: 18 55 S, 47 31 E
diferencia de tiempo: UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
División administrativa6 provinces (faritany); Antananarivo, Antsiranana, Fianarantsoa, Mahajanga, Toamasina, Toliara
Independencia26 Junio 1960 (from France)
Feriado nacionalDía de la Independencia, 26 Junio (1960)
Constituciónprevious 1992; latest passed by referendum 17 Noviembre 2010, promulgada 11 Diciembre 2010 (2016)
Sufragio18 años de edad; universal
Poder Executivojefe de estado: Presidente Hery Martial RAJAONARIMAMPIANINA Rakotoarimana (desde 25 January 2014)
jefe de gobierno: Prime Minister Olivier Mahafaly SOLONANDRASANA (desde 13 April 2016); Prime Minister Jean RAVELONARIVO (desde 17 January 2015) resigned 8 April 2016
cabinet: Council of Ministers appointed by the prime minister
elections/appointments: president directly elected by absolute majority popular vote in 2 rounds if needed for a 5-year term (eligible for a second term); election last held on 20 December 2013 (next to be held in 2018); prime minister nominated by the National Assembly, appointed by the president
election results: Hery Martial RAJAONARIMAMPIANINA elected president; percent of vote in second round - Hery Martial RAJAONARIMAMPIANINA (FIDO) 53.5%, Jean Louis ROBINSON (AVANA) 46.5%
note: on 17 March 2009, democratically elected Presidente Marc RAVALOMANANA stepped down, handing the government over to the military, which in turn conferred the presidency on opposition leader and Antananarivo mayor Andry RAJOELINA; a power-sharing agreement established a 15-month transition period to conclude with a general election in 2010, which failed to occur; a subsequent agreement aimed for an early 2013 election - the first round was held on 25 October 2013 and the second on 20 December 2013

Fuente: CIA World Factbook
A menos que sea indicado, toda la información en esta página es correcta hasta Julio 9, 2017