Madagascar is an island located off of the eastern coast of Africa. Its considered to be one of Africa's better countires. It has the largest diversity of animals and plants, that aren't found anywhere in the world. Madagascar also has a very big industry in agriculture, fishing, and forestry. These three industries not only give the Malagsy people many jobs, but also are the main support of their economy. Madagascar's governement is very similar to ours in the United States. They are considered a democratic republic, which is run by their Prime Minister, which is their executive branch. The most common language spoken are French and Malagsy.