Madagascar as an island covers an area of more than 580,000 square kilometers and is thus around 200,000 square kilometers larger than the Federal Republic of Germany. In terms of population density, however, the proportions change abruptly: while Germany has a population of more than 80 million, the fifth largest island in the world not even 24 million Madagascans. In terms of population density, Germany has more than 220 inhabitants per square kilometer, whereas Madagascar only has 37 people per square kilometer there are. The distribution of people also differs greatly in both countries. While in Germany many people live in so-called metropolitan areas, Madagascar is primarily rural characterized. This means that most people live in small villages and towns. However, these contrasts are by no means easily transferred to the two state capitals, as the German state capital Berlin is home to a good three and a half million people, which is roughly the same for the Madagascar capital Antananarivo applies. All other cities in Madagascar, however, have significantly smaller populations, because after Antananarivo owns the next largest city, Toamasina, just over 200,000 inhabitants. These small facts illustrate the enormous Differences between Germany and Madagascar at a glance. Such differences harbor a risk for vacationers who are looking for a Trip to Madagascar astonishing fascination potential, because the differences between the foreign and the homeland are, after all, what make a Madagascar vacation and elsewhere become so impressive. In the following we would like to take you with us into the Provinces and cities of Madagascar. In the case of the provinces, however, it is important to bear in mind that they were dissolved as political segments in Madagascar in 2009, but from a geographical point of view they are still used to differentiate the island regions for descriptive purposes. In this way, you can get a first overview of the different stations that you can visit during a Madagascar trip perhaps you would like to take with you. Gladly you can in this regard also numerous Inspirations in our travel suggestions which, by the way, depending on your individual interests, we can still coordinate some points directly with you.