261 is the country code for Madagascar.
Antananarivo is the capital city of Madagascar.
How to Call Madagascar from Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
To call a telephone number in Madagascar from Dubai (United Arab Emirates):
- Dial the international call prefix. For calls from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
- Dial the country code for Madagascar - 261.
- Dial the subscriber number.
Landlines in Madagascar
Landline/fixed telephone numbers in Madagascar are 9 digits long. They begin with 2.
To call a landline number in Madagascar from overseas, dial the international call prefix (00/+), the country code for Madagascar (261), then the subscriber number e.g. +00-261-2XXXXXXXX or +261-2XXXXXXXX.
Mobile Telephone Numbers in Madagascar
Mobile phone numbers in Madagascar are 9 digits long and begin with 3.
To call a mobile phone number in Madagascar from abroad, dial the international exit call prefix (00/+), the Madagascar country code (261), and then the subscriber number e.g. 00-261-3XXXXXXXX or +261-3XXXXXXXX.
When telephoning Madagascar from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), please note the time difference between the UAE and Madagascar.
The time now in Madagascar is . The date is .
The current time in the United Arab Emirates is . The date is .
The time difference between Madagascar and UAE is 1 hour.
The currency of Madagascar is the Malagasy ariary (MGA).
Exchange rates between the Malagasy ariary and the UAE dirham (MGA to AED, AED to MGA) are:
- 1 Malagasy ariary (MGA) = 0.00092 AED
- 1 UAE dirham (AED) = 1084.9 MGA
Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .
According to data from the World Bank, the population of Madagascar in recent years is:
- 2018 - 26,262,368
- 2017 - 25,570,540
- 2016 - 24,894,380
- 2015 - 24,234,088
- 2014 - 23,589,887
- 2013 - 22,961,253
- 2012 - 22,346,641
- 2011 - 21,743,967
- 2010 - 21,151,640
- 2009 - 20,569,117
- 2008 - 19,996,473
- 2007 - 19,433,530
- 2006 - 18,880,269
- 2005 - 18,336,724
- 2004 - 17,802,997
- 2003 - 17,279,141
- 2002 - 16,765,117
- 2001 - 16,260,932
- 2000 - 15,766,806
- 1999 - 15,282,521
- 1998 - 14,808,791
Madagascar can be seen on the map below.