This city of thousands, also known as Tana, is the capital of Madagascar and is located on the island of Ambohimanga, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, named after its founder, the late King of the Malagasy Empire, King Ambo. There are stalls selling handicrafts from all over Madagascar, and pilgrims come from all over the country to worship here.
The most famous inhabitant of the park is the endangered Indri, a lemur species that lives in the Andasibe - Mantadia National Park, one of the largest and most biodiverse parks in the world. The most notable example of this biodiversity are the two lemurs, the Indri and the Malagasy lemur, both native to the park. In addition to 13 other species of mudflows, it also provides an important habitat for several other bird species, reptiles, amphibians and mammals.
The largest urban area around the city, known as Antananarivo Renivohitra or "AntananARivo Capital," is one of Madagascar's most popular tourist destinations and the second largest city in the country. It is the capital of the Analamanga region and is called Antananarivo Reno (meaning "The Mother Mountain") or Antanasarita Capital. Situated at an altitude of 1200 m above sea level, it is on the eastern edge of Madagascar's capital, the largest island in Africa, the Asean.
Antananarivo is also the capital of the province of the same name, which has about 1.5 million inhabitants and covers an area of 2.2 million square kilometers.
Antananarivo is home to one of the largest centralized public university systems in the world, with over 1,000 students and doctoral candidates from over 40 countries.
You can visit the Rova with your family, a palace from the royal era, and observe the construction of a new museum, the Antananarivo Natural History Museum. You can also wander through the zoo to discover the fauna and flora that can be seen all over the island, and visit the zoo where you can observe many species including elephants, lions, tigers, leopards, gorillas, rhinos and many other animal species. You will be able to find colorful endemic birds such as the red leopard and the black-eyed penguin that you can find on the grounds and in the city center, places that you can visit with family and friends accompanied by a guide.
In Tana you will find the oldest mixed population of Madagascar, which comes from tribes from all corners of Madagascar. Here you can also see the remains of the ancient city of Antananarivo before the colonization by the French and the history of the island, which is a rich source of information about the history of its population and culture. The history of the island is presented by the 6 lineages that exist in the capital Madagascar, as well as the different ethnic groups of people from the city.
Antananarivo is one of the most important cities in the country with a population of about 1.5 million people. When most travellers visit Madagascar, they arrive in the capital and depart again, as it is the country's main international airport. Ivato Airport (TNR) is Antananas largest airport and served by a number of international airlines including Air France, Lufthansa and Air India. Due to the poor condition of many roads, air travel is the recommended method, but on the contrary, there are no passenger rail connections to or from this capital (main article Madagascar 2005).
If you think Madagascar has only lemurs, then you should take a look at the equally impressive culture of Madagascar and start here in the capital Antananarivo. If you prefer historical culture, fauna, flora and adventure, Madagascar's capital will meet your expectations. The climb in the middle of the city starts towards the Cathedral of Andohalo and continues into the city centre, where there is no better way to meet and interact with locals than to make Madagascar, as a taxi or bus ride is guaranteed to be a test of patience. French explorer and adventurer who was the first French consul in Madagascar.
Known as Manjakamiadana (Fine Place Rule), this complex is the largest and most important of its kind in the world. For many years, the village chief Hova, the chief, was born and gained importance, making him one of the most powerful and influential people in Madagascar.
After the French colonization in 1896, the kingdom gradually extended its rule to almost all of Madagascar. The French colonial rule and the resulting continued ties with France developed into the largest French-speaking country in the world and one of the most powerful countries in Africa. With a population of about 1.5 million people, it is Madagascar's second largest city after the capital Antananarivo, Antalya.
The government of Madagascar declared a public health emergency on Thursday, 18 March 2012, in response to the measles, mumps and rubella outbreak in the country. This rule has been in force since Friday 20 March and the Ministry's Health and Public Health Department has declared the Government of Madagascar a "public health emergency."