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Language

Overview

Malagasy (Malagasy) and French are official languages, until 2010 English was also an official language. Other regional languages ​​such as Makoa or Swahili also serve as colloquial languages. English is only understood in the big cities, French is widely spoken. In the remote rural areas it is advisable to have a local guide who speaks Malagasy.

Idioms

appeals… I am very well. = Ça va bien Wednesday = Mercredi Monday = Lundi Tomorrow = Demain No = Non Nine = Neuf Ninety = Quatre-vingt dix Open = Ouvert Restaurant = Restaurant Saturday = Samedi Six = Six Sixty = Soixante Seven = Sept Seventy = Soixante-dix Sunday = Dimanche menu = Menu Do you speak German/English? = Est-ce que vous parlez allemand/anglais? Toilets = Toilets Four = Quatre Forty = Quarante Wine = Vin How are you? = Comment ça va? How much is it? = Combien est-ce que ça coûte? Where is …? = Où est …? Ten = Dix Twenty = Vingt Two = Deux = Ça va bien Wednesday = Mercredi Monday = Lundi Tomorrow = Demain No = Non Nine = Neuf Ninety = Quatre-vingt dix Open = Ouvert Restaurant = Restaurant Saturday = Samedi Six = Six Sixty = Soixante Seven = Sept Seventy = Soixante-dix Sunday = Dimanche menu = Menu Do you speak German/English? = Est-ce que vous parlez allemand/anglais? Toilets = Toilets Four = Quatre Forty = Quarante Wine = Vin How are you? = Comment ça va? How much is it? = Combien est-ce que ça coûte? Where is …? = Où est …? Ten = Dix Twenty = Vingt Two = Deux = Ça va bien Wednesday = Mercredi Monday = Lundi Tomorrow = Demain No = Non Nine = Neuf Ninety = Quatre-vingt dix Open = Ouvert Restaurant = Restaurant Saturday = Samedi Six = Six Sixty = Soixante Seven = Sept Seventy = Soixante-dix Sunday = Dimanche menu = Menu Do you speak German/English? = Est-ce que vous parlez allemand/anglais? Toilets = Toilets Four = Quatre Forty = Quarante Wine = Vin How are you? = Comment ça va? How much is it? = Combien est-ce que ça coûte? Where is …? = Où est …? Ten = Dix Twenty = Vingt Two = Deux No = Non Nine = Neuf Ninety = Quatre-vingt dix Open = Ouvert Restaurant = Restaurant Saturday = Samedi Six = Six Sixty = Soixante Seven = Sept Seventy = Soixante-dix Sunday = Dimanche Menu = Menu Do you speak German/English? = Est-ce que vous parlez allemand/anglais? Toilets = Toilets Four = Quatre Forty = Quarante Wine = Vin How are you? = Comment ça va? How much is it? = Combien est-ce que ça coûte? Where is …? = Où est …? Ten = Dix Twenty = Vingt Two = Deux No = Non Nine = Neuf Ninety = Quatre-vingt dix Open = Ouvert Restaurant = Restaurant Saturday = Samedi Six = Six Sixty = Soixante Seven = Sept Seventy = Soixante-dix Sunday = Dimanche Menu = Menu Do you speak German/English? = Est-ce que vous parlez allemand/anglais? Toilets = Toilets Four = Quatre Forty = Quarante Wine = Vin How are you? = Comment ça va? How much is it? = Combien est-ce que ça coûte? Where is …? = Où est …? Ten = Dix Twenty = Vingt Two = Deux Sixty = Soixante Seven = Sept Seventy = Soixante-dix Sunday = Dimanche Menu = Menu Do you speak German/English? = Est-ce que vous parlez allemand/anglais? Toilets = Toilets Four = Quatre Forty = Quarante Wine = Vin How are you? = Comment ça va? How much is it? = Combien est-ce que ça coûte? Where is …? = Où est …? Ten = Dix Twenty = Vingt Two = Deux Sixty = Soixante Seven = Sept Seventy = Soixante-dix Sunday = Dimanche Menu = Menu Do you speak German/English? = Est-ce que vous parlez allemand/anglais? Toilets = Toilets Four = Quatre Forty = Quarante Wine = Vin How are you? = Comment ça va? How much is it? = Combien est-ce que ça coûte? Where is …? = Où est …? Ten = Dix Twenty = Vingt Two = Deux Comment about? How much is it? = Combien est-ce que ça coûte? Where is …? = Où est …? Ten = Dix Twenty = Vingt Two = Deux Comment about? How much is it? = Combien est-ce que ça coûte? Where is …? = Où est …? Ten = Dix Twenty = Vingt Two = Deux

Public Holidays

01/01/2022 New Year

03/29/2022 Martyrs Day

04/18/2022 easter monday

05/01/2022 Labor Day

05/26/2022 Ascension of Christ

06/26/2022 Independence Day

08/15/2022 Assumption Day

11/01/2022 all saints day

12/25/2022 Christmas

Source: Top-mba-universities.com

Duty free shopping

Overview

The following items can be imported duty-free into Madagascar (persons aged 18 and over): 2 cartons or 20 packs of cigarettes; 2 liters of alcoholic beverages.

Import Restrictions

Valuable electronic devices (video cameras) must be declared upon entry. More information is available from Countryaah.com.

Import regulations

Perfume cannot be imported duty-free.

Prohibited Imports

The import of weapons and drugs of any kind is strictly forbidden.

Export Regulations

Certain animal and plant species, precious and semi-precious stones, petrifications and fossils may not be exported or not without the appropriate accompanying documents. Max. 100 g of vanilla may be exported. Up to 1kg of jewelry may be exported if exchange and purchase receipts are presented. Further information is available from Madagascar Customs.

Contact addresses

Embassy of the Republic of Madagascar

Consulate General with visa issuance in Zurich.

Avenue Riant Parc, 38
Geneva
Switzerland
+41 (0)22 740 16 50.
http://www.ambassade-madagascar.ch
http://www.ambassade-madagascar.ch Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Madagascar

(with visa issue)

Pötzleinsdorferstrasse 96
Vienna
Austria
+43 (0)1 478 15 22.

After agreement by telephone.

Embassy of the Republic of Madagascar

Honorary Consulate General in Hamburg. Honorary consulates in Düsseldorf, Heidelberg and Munich.

(Also responsible for Austria.)

Seepromenade 92
Falkensee
Germany
+49 (0) 332 22 31 40.
http://www.botschaft-madagaskar.de
http://www.botschaft-madagaskar.de

Mon-Fri 09.00-12.30 and 13.30-16.30.

Business

Business etiquette

Light tropical clothing is also appropriate for business appointments. The Embassy can provide interpreters by prior arrangement.

Business contacts

Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie d’Antananarivo (CCIA) (Chamber of Commerce and Industry) 20, rue Henry Razanatseheno, BP 166, Antananarivo, Madagascar Tel. +261 (0)20 222 02 11/12. Website: www.cci.mg/fr

Communication

Phone

According to Abbreviationfinder.org, the country code of Madagascar is 00261. Area codes start with 020 followed by the area code: Ambatolampy 42 – Ambositra 47 – Antananarivo 22 – Antsirabe 44 – Antsohihy 67 – Diégo Suarez 82 – Farafangana 73 – Frantsoa 75 – Fort Dauphin 92 – Maintirano 69 – Majunga 62 – Manakara et Mananjary 72 – Moramanga 56 – Morondava 95 – Nosy-Be 86 – Sambava 88 – Tamatave 53 – Tuléar 94.

Mobile phone

GSM 900/1800, 3G and 4G. Network operators include Telma and Orange Madagascar SA The transmission/reception range for mobile communications covers the entire country except for a few remote areas.

Internet

There are several internet cafes in Antananarivo and other cities. Almost all hotels and better restaurants now provide their guests with free WiFi. Apart from remote areas, the cell phone can serve as a WiFi hotspot.

Post office

Shipments can be sent poste restante to the main post office of Paositra Malagasy. Postal items to Europe take between 5 days and 2 weeks to arrive. International courier services support the national postal system.

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