Madagascar is an island nation located off the African coast. It sits in the Indian Ocean to the south of the African continent. The country is one of the largest islands in the world and has many natural areas to observe. Madagascar also has considerable natural resources which are used for agriculture. It also has many endangered animals and plants not found in any other parts of the world.
Madagascar relies on agriculture and tourism for its survival. It has been affected by climate change and recent global events like many other island nations. The country was made famous in an animated children's film released in 2005.