Languages in Malayisa

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Languages in Malayisa

The Malagasy people are generally considered to be patriotic. When Madagascar gained independence from France, the Malagasy changed much within the culture and languages, returning back to their original customs and traditions again. Today, Malagasy is the daily language spoken by 98% of the population in Madagascar, and since 1972, Malagasy language has been used as the teaching language in some schools. However, some of Malagasy people are familiar or fluent in French which is very widely spoken except in some rural areas. English or German is spoken by a minority of people, such as municipal workers and guides).

At least a basic working knowledge of French will make communication easier.

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