Madagascar (Republic of)
of Relations | Diplomatic Representation | Travel
Info | Health Requirements | Climate Info
| Currency Info | Trade Info | Visits
and Meetings | Agreements | Interest Groups/
History of Relations
South Africa and Madagascar established official diplomatic relations in 1994.
South African Representation in Madagascar
H E Mr S Ngombane
African High Commission
in South Africa
Embassy the Republic
Requirements for South Africans
For more information contact the Embassy the Republic
of Madagascar in Pretoria.
Malaria prophylaxis is essential. Cholera vaccination is highly recommended.
For further information go to Travelers' Health.
Climatic 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 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 of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) at 012 351 1000.
For current information on trade statistics between South Africa
and Madagascar, visit the website of the Department
of Trade, Industry and Competition of South Africa.
Groups and Information