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Republic of Madagascar (Madagascar)

Madagascar

Also known as: Madagaskar (Deutsch, polski), Madagascar (español, français, Italiano), Madagáscar (Português), 馬達加斯加 (正體中文), マダガスカル (日本語), Madagascaria (latine)

Formerly: Malagasy Republic

Continent: Southern Africa

Capital: Antananarivo

Population: 23,201,926

Area: 581,540 km²

Patron Saint: St. Vincent de Paul

Religions: indigenous beliefs 52%, Christian 41%, Muslim 7%

Languages: French (official), Malagasy (official), English

Motto: Tanindrazana, Fahafahana, Fandrosoana (Malagasy) (Ancestral-land, Liberty, Progress)

Neighbouring Countries: Mozambique Mozambique, ↖ Mayotte Mayotte, ↑ Seychelles Seychelles, → Mauritius Mauritius, → Réunion Réunion, ↘ French Southern Territories French Southern Territories, ↘ Heard Island and McDonald Islands Heard Island and McDonald Islands


Circumscriptions (22): Metr. Archdioceses (5), Dioceses (17)


Roman Rite (22): Ambanja, Ambatondrazaka, Ambositra, Antananarivo, Antsirabé, Antsiranana, Farafangana, Fenoarivo Atsinanana, Fianarantsoa, Ihosy, Mahajanga, Maintirano, Mananjary, Miarinarivo, Moramanga, Morombe, Morondava, Port-Bergé, Toamasina, Tôlagnaro, Toliara, Tsiroanomandidy


by Type | by Name | by Ecclesiastical Province
Changes in Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions


CardinalsCardinals: Past Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (22)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Madagascar Archbishop Paolo Rocco Gualtieri (56)

Conference of Bishops: Conférence Episcopale de Madagascar (C.E.M.) Archbishop Désiré Tsarahazana (63)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Symposium des Conférences Episcoaples d’Afrique et de Madagascar (S.C.E.A.M.) Link Archbishop Gabriel Mbilingi, C.S.Sp. (59)


as of 2017.11.20

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