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Date of Entry into UN20 September 1960 ISO Country alpha-2-code MG
ISO Currency Code MGAISO Country alpha-3-code MDG

English
Short NameMadagascarCapital CityAntananarivo
Formal Namethe Republic of MadagascarCapital Inhabitants
Adjective/NationalityMalagasyLanguagesMalagasy, French
Note Eng.N.B.: The ariary is subdivided into five iraimbilanja and is one of only two non-decimal currencies currently circulating in the world (the other is the Mauritanian ouguiya).
- The franc (ISO code MGF) was the currency until 1 January 2005, on which date it was replaced by the ariary at a rate of 5 francs to the ariary. The franc was divided into centimes.
Monetary Unit Singular
Monetary Unit Plural
Currency Abbr.
Descriptive Designation
Fractional Unit
ariary
ariary
MGA
Malagasy ariary; ariary
iraimbilanja [inv.]

French
Short NameMadagascar [fém.]Capital CityAntananarivo
Formal Namela République de MadagascarCapital InhabitantsTananarivien
Adjective/NationalityMalgacheLanguagesfrançais, malgache
Note Frn.Variante ancienne du nom de la capitale: Tananarive
Depuis mai 2003, l'appellation "ariary" est redevenue la seule officielle pour désigner la monnaie de Madagascar, remplaçant le franc malgache (FMG). L’ iraimbilanja est la seule subdivision de l’ariary et vaut 1/5 de celui-ci.
Monetary Unit Singular
Monetary Unit Plural
Currency Abbr.
Descriptive Designation
Fractional Unit
ariary [m.]
ariary
MGA
ariary malgache; ariary
iraimbilanja [inv.]

Spanish
Short NameMadagascarCapitalAntananarivo
Formal Namela República de MadagascarCapital Inhabitants
Adjective/NationalitymalgacheLanguagesfrancés; malgache
Note Spn.DRAE: malgache
Monetary Unit Singular
Monetary Unit Plural
Currency Abbr.
Descriptive Designation
Fractional Unit
ariary [m.]
ariary
MGA
ariary malgache; ariary
iraimbilanja [inv.]

Russian
Short NameМадагаскарCapital CityАнтананариву
Formal NameРеспублика МадагаскарCapital Inhabitantsантананаривцы
Adjective/Nationalityмадагаскарский / мадагаскарец, мадагаскаркаLanguagesмалагасийский, французский
Note Rus.
Monetary Unit Singular
Monetary Unit Plural
Currency Abbr.
Descriptive Designation
Fractional Unit
франк
франки
FMG
малагасийский франк
ариари

Chinese
Short Name马达加斯加Capital City塔那那利佛
Formal Name马达加斯加共和国Capital Inhabitants
Adjective/Nationality马达加斯加的 / 马达加斯加人Languages马达加斯加语、法语
Note Chn.2005年取代原货币马达加斯加法郎。一个阿里亚里等于5个衣莱姆比郎甲。
Monetary Unit Singular
Monetary Unit Plural
Currency Abbr.
Descriptive Designation
Fractional Unit
阿里亚里
MGA
马达加斯加阿里亚里
衣莱姆比郎甲

Arabic
Short Name
مدغشقر
Capital City
أنتاناناريفو
Formal Name
جمهورية مدغشقر
Capital Inhabitants
Adjective/Nationality
ملغاشي
Languages
الملغاشية والفرنسية
Note Arb.
Monetary Unit Singular
Monetary Unit Plural
Currency Abbr.
Descriptive Designation
Fractional Unit
فرنك
فرنكات
FMG
فرنك ملغاشي
سنتيم (سنتيمات)