Area: 587.040 km2
Population: 26.3 million
Language: French (official), Malagasy (official)
Religion: Local cults referring to ancestors 50%, Christianity 45% (25% Catholic and 20% Protestant) and Islam 5%.
State form: Republic
For Spanish citizens: It is necessary to have a passport with a minimum validity of 6 months. Spanish citizens can apply for an entry visa at Ivato International Airport (Antananarivo) or at Malagasy representations in Europe.
Health and vaccines: Compulsory vaccines: Yellow Fever (if it comes from an endemic country). Generally recommended vaccines: Hepatitis A, Tetanus-diphtheria / Tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis, Triple Viral. Recommended vaccines in special situations: Typhoid fever, Hepatitis B, Rabies, Flu, Pneumococcal.