What is the main language spoken in Madagascar?
Similarly, you may ask, is English spoken in Madagascar?
The official languages of Madagascar are Malagasy and French. Madagascar is a Francophone country, and French is spoken among the educated population of this former French colony. English was removed as an official language from the constitution approved by voters in the November 2010 referendum.
Similarly, where is Malagasy language spoken? Malagasy (Fiteny Malagasy) Malagasy is a member of the East Barito branch of the Malayo-Polynesian language family spoken in Madagascar, where it is the national and official language, and also in Comoros, Réunion and Mayotte.
In this regard, what percentage of Madagascar speaks French?
Do they speak Swahili in Madagascar?
The various Malagasy dialects are all closely related, having diversified only in the last 2,000 years when Madagascar was settled by an Indonesian people. The languages contain some words of Bantu, Swahili, Arab, English, and French origin.