Physical map of Madagascar
Information about the geography of MadagascarThe Republic of Madagascar is locates in Eastern Africa, consisting of the world's fourth largest island and some smaller islands in the Indian Ocean. Madagasgar has a coastal plain, high plateau, and mountains. Major rivers include the Betsiboka, Onilahy, Mangoky and Tsiribihina.
The east coast of Madagascar has lowlands leading to steep bluffs and central highlands. The Tsaratanana Massif in the north has volcanic mountains. The west coast has many protected harbors and broad plains, while the southwest is a plateau and desert region. The largest city and capital is Antananarivo. Other important cities are Antsirabe, Mahajanga and Toamasina. Highest peak is the Maromokotro reaching 2876 meters above sea level.