Seychelles
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Seychelles

Seychelles, island state east of the African mainland in the Indian Ocean, east of Tanzania and Kenya, and northeast of Madagascar. Counted to Africa. Consists of 154 islands divided into two archipelagos in an ocean area of ​​approximately one million square kilometers. The capital is Victoria on the main island of Mahé. The Seychelles have […]

Geography of the Seychelles
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Geography of Seychelles

Seychelles. Tourism is the main trade route in the Seychelles. The archipelago has many fine beaches and a tropical climate. Here from the island of La Dique. Seychelles consists of two archipelagos. The northern central group is made up of granites and is characterized by narrow coastal stripes with bright, beautiful beaches that surround a […]

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Madagascar

Madagascar is a republic in the Indian Ocean, about 400 kilometers east of Africa’s southeastern coast. The state includes the main island of Madagascar, the world’s fourth largest island, and some small neighboring islands in the Indian Ocean. The capital is Antananarivo. The population of approximately 25.7 million inhabitants (2018) is of mixed Indonesian and […]

Madagascar
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Literature of Madagascar

Literature from Madagascar is available in several languages, but the two official languages Madagascan and French are by far the most important in literature. In addition, there are literature in various other Indonesian languages ​​and languages ​​from Oceania. Oral literature Madagascar has rich oral literary traditions dating back hundreds of years. Historical and mythological stories […]

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Madagascar Knowledge and Culture

Officially, there is nine-year compulsory schooling in Madagascar, but since 1985, the percentage of children in school has declined. About 30 percent of the population over the age of 15 is illiterate. The University of Antananarivo was established in 1955, but changed its name to the University of Madagascar in 1961. The University has branches […]

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Geography of Madagascar

Madagascar is the world’s fourth largest island and is separated from the east coast of Africa by the over 400 km wide Mozambique Canal. The island is between 12 ° and 25 ° 40ʹ c.br. and between 43 ° 10ʹ and 50 ° 30ʹ a.l. The greatest length north-south is 1600 km, and greatest width […]

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Sharing Africa

The Sharing of Africa is the name by which the division of the African continent became known during the nineteenth century and ended with the Berlin Conference (1884-1885). With the economic growth of England, France, the Kingdom of Italy and the German Empire, these countries wanted to advance Africa in search of raw materials for their industries. […]

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Imperialism in Africa

The European imperialism in Africa took place during the nineteenth century. Until 1876, 10.8% of the African territory was in the possession of settlers. Already in 1900, the European domain corresponded to 90.4%. At first European exploitation was scattered along the coast, with strong trading posts that ensured slave trade. The first large-scale dominations began with France and Great […]

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Africa’s Economy

The economy of Africa is marked by the exploitation of natural resources such as oil, gas and minerals such as gold and diamonds. The continent, however, is the poorest in the world, the result of colonial and neo-colonialist exploitation. Agriculture, tourism, manufacturing and services are still poorly practiced in most African nations. The same is true for the […]

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Stop African Slave Trafficking

The End of African Slave Trafficking was motivated by economic, humanitarian and religious reasons. Throughout the nineteenth century several European nations banned the slave trade and abolished slavery in their colonies due to a change in mentality and the mode of production. Abstract With the consolidation of the Enlightenment and liberalism, the ideas that judged black Africans […]