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  Malagasy franc - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
The Malagasy franc (French: franc malgache) is the defunct currency of Madagascar.
The Malagasy franc was introduced on July 1, 1925, by the French government for use in its Malagasy colony.
Madagascar left the CFA franc zone in 1972, and the Malagasy franc was declared inconvertible.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/m/a/l/Malagasy_franc.html   (193 words)

  
 Currency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mauritania and Madagascar are the only remaining countries that do not use the decimal system; instead, the Mauritanian ouguiya is divided into 5 khoum, while the Malagasy ariary is divided into 5 iraimbilanja.
To find out which currency is used in a particular country, start at the countries of the world or look at the table of historical exchange rates.
Even the pound is used in nearly a dozen different countries, all, of course, with wildly differing values.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Currency   (2167 words)

  
 Madagascar - LOCATION, SIZE, AND EXTENT, TOPOGRAPHY, CLIMATE, FLORA AND FAUNA
There are coins of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 25, 50, 100, and 250 Malagasy francs and notes of 50, 100, 500, 1,000, 2,500 5,000, 10,000, and 25,000 Malagasy francs.
The principal and official languages are French and Malagasy.
Malagasy is a Malayo-Polynesian language which has different but mutually intelligible dialects and is spoken throughout Madagascar.
www.nationsencyclopedia.com /Africa/Madagascar.html   (298 words)

  
 The World Factbook 2004 -- Field Listing - Currency
Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF); note - responsible authority is the Central Bank of the West African States
Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XAF); note - responsible authority is the Bank of the Central African States
Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF); note - responsible authority is the Central Bank of the West African States; previously the Guinea-Bissau peso (GWP) was used
www.brainyatlas.com /fields/2065.html   (878 words)

  
 Madagascar
The Malagasy are of mixed Malayo-Indonesian and African-Arab ancestry.
After a recount in April, the High Constitutional Court declared Ravalomanana was the winner with 51.5% of the vote.
Ratsiraka, after first refusing to accept the outcome, fled to France in July, and Madagascar's six-month civil war ended.
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0107743.html   (669 words)

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