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Ole Jacobsen

Living in Madagascar, from Norway

"InterNations offered an amazing possibility to find new expat friends outside the export business in Madagascar. "

Stéphanie Moreau

Living in Madagascar, from France

"There are so many other French women living here in Madagascar, but InterNations helped me to find those expats who share my passions. "

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InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in Madagascar

  • Build up valuable contacts with like-minded Madagascar expats
  • Find reliable information and trustworthy tips about the expat life in Madagascar
  • Join top-class InterNations events to meet fellow expatriates in town

Meet Our Community of Expats in Madagascar and Get Connected!

Tonga soa, salut, and a warm welcome to the InterNations Madagascar expat community. Whether you're moving to Antananarivo, Toamasina, or elsewhere, our friendly members are here to make your integration easier. Before your arrival, you may have some questions about life as a Madagascar expat. These could include, "where do expats live?" and "will I need to adopt new language skills?". Our members will soon tell you that many expats live in secure gated communities, and that while English is an official language there, a good command of French is also useful.

A visit of our community for Singapore Expats is recommend if other InterNations chapters across Africa are of interest for you. Or your next business trip takes you to our Expatriate Jeddah chapter…

Our Services for Madagascar Expatriates

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Madagascar Expatriates Network

Join our high-quality network of Madagascar expats to connect with expatriates living abroad in Madagascar like you.

Madagascar Guide for Expats

Madagascar Expat Guide

Expat Forum Madagascar

Get trustworthy and authentic advice from fellow members about all aspects of expat life in Madagascar.

Madagascar Expat Forum

Madagascar Events for Expatriates

Attend our monthly events and activities for Madagascar expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Madagascar Expat Events

What Is Living in Madagascar Like for Expats?

From the rainforests and hills to the beaches and clear waters, Madagascar has plenty to offer all who live there. Over 5% of the world's wildlife species can be found in Madagascar, and its diversity doesn't end there. Known locally as Tana, the capital city Antananarivo is the country's economic hub. Madagascar expats often move there as part of the oil, gas, or tourism industries, but there are excellent opportunities in farming and agriculture also. Madagascar's chief exports are coffee and vanilla, and private companies also have impressive stakes in nickel mines. Benefits of living in Madagascar include low living costs, low rental prices, and year-round glorious weather with plenty of space for children to run around in. Although the expat community in Tana isn't large, dedicated compounds offer all the home comforts you could wish for. The American School of Antananarivo has excellent standards, and restaurants like La Varangue offer delicious dishes from around the world.

Find Friends and Build Your Network in Madagascar with InterNations!

Here at InterNations, we offer a safe community where you can explore life as an expatriate in Madagascar and meet other international people both online and offline. Our dedicated members can answer all of your burning questions, including, "how do I keep my family healthy?" and "which is the best school for my children?". Once you've settled in, you can begin contributing to InterNations yourself. By engaging in our community by attending our social events for some fun and networking, you'll meet your fellow expats living and working in Madagascar. You can also join some of our groups, which offer activities such as coffee evenings and wine tasting. If you don't see your favorite hobby or interest represented, feel free to open your own group! By turning to the InterNations Madagascar Community, you'll gain an insight into life for expats in Madagascar from those who already have experience and fill up your social schedule in no time.

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