Madagascar (Republic of)
of Relations | Diplomatic Representation | Travel
Info | Health Requirements | Climate Info
| Currency Info | Trade Info | Visits
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History of Relations
Africa and Madagascar have had full diplomatic relations since 1991.
South African Representation in Madagascar
H E Mr G J Grobler
African High Commission
in South Africa
Chargé d’Affaires a.i.
Ms L Voca
Embassy the Republic
Requirements for South Africans
For more information contact the Madagascar Consulate-General in Johannesburg.
Malaria prophylaxis is essential. Cholera vaccination is highly
For further information go to Travelers' Health.
conditions vary from tropical in the east and north-west coasts to the hotness
and dryness of the west coast, the extreme aridity of the south and the temperate
zone in the central highlands. The east coast receives the highest rainfall, around
2400 mm annually, and is usually the worst hit by sporadic cyclones.
up-to-date weather information click here
The monetary unit is the Malagasy Franc (MG), divided into 100
centimes. The current rate of exchange is about MG 5 220 to the US Dollar. The
currency is not freely convertible.
For current exchange rates click here.
and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings
If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section at 012 351 0872/0872/0837.
For current information on trade statistics between South Africa
and Madagascar, visit the web site of the Department
of Trade and Industry of South Africa
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