124 relations: Air Madagascar, Ajesaia, Albert Camus, Alliance Française, Ambohimanga, Ambohitsorohitra Palace, Analamanga, Andafiavaratra Palace, Andriamasinavalona, Andriana, Andrianampoinimerina, Andrianjaka, Andry Rajoelina, Anglicanism, Antananarivo Province, Antsirabe, Architecture of Madagascar, Arivonimamo, Arrondissement, AS Adema, AS Saint Michel, Île-de-France, Brownout (electricity), Bubonic plague, Capital city, Catholic Church, Chinese people in Madagascar, Christianity in Madagascar, Cinema of Madagascar, Corvée, DHL Express, Didier Ratsiraka, East Africa Time, Elephant bird, Episcopal see, Fady (taboo), Famadihana, FedEx, Fianarantsoa, French language, French Madagascar, French people in Madagascar, Goethe-Institut, Government of China, Government of France, Gross domestic product, Hiragasy, Hova (Madagascar), Iavoloha Palace, Ikopa River, ..., Indians in Madagascar, Ivato International Airport, James Cameron (missionary), Jean Laborde, Jirama, Köppen climate classification, Lake Anosy, Lalao Ravalomanana, Lamba (garment), List of diplomatic missions in Madagascar, List of Presidents of Madagascar, List of sovereign states, London Missionary Society, Lycée Français de Tananarive, Madagascar, Madagascar national rugby union team, Mahajanga, Mahamasina Municipal Stadium, Malagasy ariary, Malagasy language, Malagasy people, Manakara, Mantasoa, Marc Ravalomanana, Merina Kingdom, Merina people, Montreal, Museum of Ethnology and Paleontology, Music of Madagascar, National Assembly (Madagascar), Nice, Non-governmental organization, Oceanic climate, Paddy field, Paositra Malagasy, Philibert Tsiranana, Pit latrine, Politics of Germany, Provinces of Madagascar, Radama I, Rainiharo, Rainilaiarivony, Rainivoninahitriniony, Ranavalona I, Ranavalona II, Ranavalona III, Rasoherina, Ring-tailed lemur, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Antananarivo, Rotaka, Rova (Madagascar), Rova of Antananarivo, Rugby union in Madagascar, Senate (Madagascar), Southern Africa, Special delegation (France), Structural adjustment, Suzhou, Toamasina, Toliara, Tsimbazaza Zoo, Twin towns and sister cities, United Parcel Service, United States Department of State, University of Antananarivo, University of Madagascar's Museum of Art and Archaeology, USCA Foot, Vazimba, Vorkuta, World Bank, World War II, Yerevan, Zebu, 2009 Malagasy political crisis. Expand index (74 more) » « Shrink index
Société Nationale Malgache de Transports Aériens, Société Anonyme,"." Air Madagascar.
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Ajesaia is a Malagasy football club based in Antananarivo, Madagascar.
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Albert Camus (7 November 1913 – 4 January 1960) was a French Nobel Prize–winning author, journalist, and philosopher.
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The Alliance Française (French Alliance), or AF, is an international organization that aims to promote French language and culture around the world.
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Ambohimanga is a hill and traditional fortified royal settlement (rova) in Madagascar, located approximately northeast of the capital city of Antananarivo.
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The Ambohitsorohitra Palace is a presidential palace in the capital of Madagascar, Antananarivo.
Analamanga is a region in central Madagascar, containing the capital Antananarivo and its surrounding metropolitan area.
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The Andafiavaratra Palace, located on the highest hilltop of the capital city of Antananarivo, was the residence of Prime Minister Rainilaiarivony of Madagascar, who governed the island kingdom in the late 19th century.
King Andriamasinavalona (1675–1710), also known as Andrianjakanavalondambo, was a King of Imerina in the central highlands of Madagascar.
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Andriana is both the name of the noble class and a title of nobility in Madagascar.
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Andrianampoinimerina (1745–1810) ruled the Kingdom of Imerina from 1787 until his death.
Andrianjaka reigned over the Kingdom of Imerina in the central highlands region of Madagascar from around 1612 to 1630.
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Andry Nirina Rajoelina (Malagasy) (born 30 May 1974) was the President of the High Transitional Authority of Madagascar.
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Anglicanism is a tradition within Christianity comprising the Church of England and churches which are historically tied to it or hold similar beliefs, worship practices and church structures.
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Antananarivo Province is a former province of Madagascar with an area of.
Antsirabe is the third largest city in Madagascar and the capital of the Vakinankaratra region, with a population of 238,478 in 2013.
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The architecture of Madagascar is unique in Africa, bearing strong resemblance to the construction norms and methods of Southern Borneo from which the earliest inhabitants of Madagascar are believed to have emigrated.
Arivonimamo is a city (commune urbaine) in Itasy Region, in the Central Highlands of Madagascar.
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Arrondissement is any of various administrative divisions of France, Belgium, certain other Francophone countries, and the Netherlands.
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AS ADEMA Analamanga is a Malagasy football club based in Antananarivo, Madagascar.
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As Saint Michel is a Malagasy football club based in Antananarivo in the Analamanga zone in central Madagascar.
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Île-de-France (literally Island of France; see the Etymology section), also known as the région parisienne, "Paris Region", is one of the twenty-seven regions of France, and includes the city of Paris.
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A brownout is an intentional or unintentional drop in voltage in an electrical power supply system.
Bubonic plague is one of three types of bacterial infection caused by Yersinia pestis.
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A capital city (or simply capital) is the municipality enjoying primary status in a country, state, province, or other region, usually as its seat of government.
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The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is, the largest Christian church, with more than 1.25 billion members worldwide.
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Chinese people in Madagascar are a minority ethnic group of Madagascar and form Africa's third largest overseas Chinese population with a population in 2011 estimated at between 70,000-100,000.
Christianity in Madagascar is practiced by just under half the population of the island, often in syncretic form with traditional religious practices.
The Cinema of Madagascar refers to the film industry in Madagascar.
Corvée is a form of suggested, but not required labor done by volunteers in the private sector.
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DHL Express is a division of the German logistics company Deutsche Post DHL providing international express mail services.
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Vice Admiral Didier Ratsiraka (born 4 November 1936) is a Malagasy politician who was President of Madagascar from 1975 to 1993 and from 1997 to 2002.
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East Africa Time, or EAT, is a time zone used in eastern Africa.
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Elephant birds are members of the extinct family Aepyornithidae.
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The seat or cathedra of the Bishop of Rome in the Basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano An episcopal see is, in the usual meaning of the phrase, the area of a bishop's ecclesiastical jurisdiction.
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Fady, in Malagasy culture, refers to a wide range of cultural prohibitions or taboos.
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Famadihana is a funerary tradition of the Malagasy people in Madagascar.
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FedEx Corporation is an American global courier delivery services company headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.
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Fianarantsoa is a city (commune urbaine) in south central Madagascar.
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French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language, belonging to the Indo-European family.
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The Colony of Madagascar and Dependencies (Colonie de Madagascar et dépendances) was a French colony in Southeast Africa between 1897 and 1958.
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There is a small but recognizable community of French people in Madagascar, of whom the vast majority are born in Madagascar and are descended from former settlers and colonists from France who settled in Madagascar during the 19th and 20th centuries.
The Goethe-Institut (GI) (Goethe Institute) is a non-profit German cultural association operational worldwide with 159 institutes, promoting the study of the German language abroad and encouraging international cultural exchange and relations.
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All power within the government of the People's Republic of China is divided among several bodies.
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The Government of the French Republic (Gouvernement de la République française) exercises executive power in the French Republic.
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is a measure of the size of an economy.
The hiragasy (hira: song; gasy: Malagasy) is a musical tradition in Madagascar and particularly among the Merina ethnic group of the Highland regions around the capital of Antananarivo.
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The Hova, or free commoners, were one of the three principal historic castes in the pre-colonial Imerina Kingdom of Madagascar, alongside the Andriana (nobles) and Andevo (slaves).
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Iavoloha Palace is the official residence of the President of Madagascar.
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The Ikopa River is the second longest waterway in Madagascar and passes through the capital, Antananarivo.
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Indians in Madagascar form a community of roughly 25,000 individuals according to the statistics of India's Ministry of External Affairs; other estimates of their population range from 15,000 to 30,000.
Ivato International Airport is the main international airport serving Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar, located 16 km northwest of the city centre.
James Cameron (1799–1875) was a 19th-century Scottish artisan missionary with a background in carpentry who, over the course of twenty-three years of service in Madagascar with the London Missionary Society (1826–1835; 1861–1875), played a major role in the Christianization and industrialization of that island state, then under the rule of the Merina monarchy.
Jean Laborde (16 October 1805 in Auch - 27 December 1878 in Madagascar) was an adventurer and early industrialist in Madagascar.
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Jirama (Jiro sy rano malagasy) is a state-owned electric utility and water services company in Madagascar.
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Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Lake Anosy (Lac Anosy) is an artificial lake in the southern part of the capital city of Madagascar, Antananarivo, about 2 miles south of Haute-Ville.
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Lalao Rakotonirainy Ravalomanana (born: Antananarivo, 1953) is a Malagasy businesswoman, politician and the former First Lady of Madagascar.
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A lamba is the traditional garment worn by both men and women in Madagascar.
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This is a list of all the diplomatic missions in Madagascar.
This is a list of Presidents of Madagascar, since the establishment of the office of President in 1959, during the Malagasy Republic.
This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.
The London Missionary Society was a non-denominational missionary society formed in England in 1795 by evangelical Anglicans and Nonconformists, largely Congregationalist in outlook, with missions in the islands of the South Pacific and Africa.
Écoles et Lycée Français de Tananarive, or Lycée Français de Tananarive (LFT), is a French international school in Antananarivo, Madagascar.
Madagascar (or; Madagasikara), officially the Republic of Madagascar (Repoblikan'i Madagasikara; République de Madagascar), and previously known as the Malagasy Republic, is an island country in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of Southeast Africa.
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The Madagascar national rugby union team represents Madagascar in the sport of rugby union.
Mahajanga (French: Majunga) is a city and an administrative district on the northwest coast of Madagascar.
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Stade Municipal de Mahamasima is a multi-purpose stadium in Antananarivo, Madagascar.
The ariary (sign: Ar; ISO 4217 code MGA) is the currency of Madagascar.
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Malagasy is an Austronesian language and the national language of Madagascar.
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The Malagasy (Malgache) are the ethnic group that forms nearly the entire population of Madagascar.
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Manakara is a city in Madagascar.
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Mantasoa is a town and commune in Madagascar.
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Marc Ravalomanana (born 12 December 1949) is a Malagasy politician who was the President of Madagascar from 2002 to 2009.
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The Merina Kingdom (1540–1897) was a pre-colonial state off the coast of Southeast Africa that, by the 19th century, dominated most of what is now Madagascar.
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The Merina are the dominant "highlander" Malagasy ethnic group in Madagascar, and one of the country's eighteen official ethnic groups.
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Montreal (Montréal) is a city in the Canadian province of Quebec.
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The Museum of Ethnology and Paleontology is a museum in Antananarivo, Madagascar.
The highly diverse and distinctive music of Madagascar has been shaped by the musical traditions of Southeast Asia, Africa, Arabia, England, France and the United States as successive waves of settlers have made the island their home.
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The Parliament has two chambers.
Nice (Niçard Niça or Nissa, Nizza or Nizza Marittima, Νίκαια, Latin: Nicaea) is the fifth most populous city in France, after Paris, Marseille, Lyon and Toulouse, and it is the capital of the Alpes Maritimes département.
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A non-governmental organization (NGO) is an organization that is neither a part of a government nor a conventional for-profit business.
An oceanic climate (also known as marine, west coast and maritime) is the climate typical of the west coasts at the middle latitudes of most continents, and generally features warm (but not hot) summers and cool (but not cold) winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range.
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A paddy field is a flooded parcel of arable land used for growing semiaquatic rice.
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Paositra Malagasy is the company responsible for postal service in Madagascar.
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Philibert Tsiranana (18 October 1912 – 16 April 1978) was a Malagasy politician and leader, who served as the first President of Madagascar from 1959 to 1972.
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A pit latrine or pit toilet is a type of toilet that collects human feces in a hole in the ground.
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Germany is a democratic, federal parliamentary republic, and federal legislative power is vested in the Bundestag (the parliament of Germany) and the Bundesrat (the representative body of the Länder, Germany's regional states).
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Madagascar was divided into six "autonomous provinces" (faritany mizakatena).
Radama I "the Great" (1793–1828) was the first Malagasy sovereign to be recognized as King of Madagascar (1810-1828) by a European state.
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Rainiharo (died 10 February 1852) was from 1833 to 1852 prime minister of the Kingdom of Imerina in the central highlands of Madagascar.
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Rainilaiarivony (30 January 1828 – 17 July 1896) was the Prime Minister of Madagascar from 1864 to 1895, succeeding his older brother Rainivoninahitriniony, who had held the post for thirteen years.
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Rainivoninahitriniony (1824–1868), also called Raharo, was Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Madagascar between 1852 and 1865.
Ranavalona I (born Rabodoandrianampoinimerina; 1778 – August 16, 1861), also known as Ramavo and Ranavalo-Manjaka I, was sovereign of the Kingdom of Madagascar from 1828 to 1861.
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Ranavalona II (1829 – 13 July 1883) was Queen of Madagascar from 1868 to 1883, succeeding Queen Rasoherina.
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Ranavalona III (November 22, 1861 – May 23, 1917) was the last sovereign of the Kingdom of Madagascar.
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Rasoherina (1814 – 1 April 1868) (also Rasoaherina) was Queen of Madagascar from 1863 to 1868, succeeding her husband Radama II following his presumed assassination.
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The ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) is a large strepsirrhine primate and the most recognized lemur due to its long, black and white ringed tail.
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Archdiocese of Antananarivo is a Roman Catholic Archdiocese in Madagascar.
The rotaka was a series of farmer and student protests in Madagascar between April 1971 and May 1972 that led to the collapse of the First Republic of Madagascar under President Philibert Tsiranana.
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A rova is a fortified royal complex built in the central highlands of Madagascar by Merina of the Andriana (noble) class.
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The Rova of Antananarivo (Rovan'i Manjakamiadana) is a royal palace complex (rova) in Madagascar that served as the home of the sovereigns of the Kingdom of Imerina in the 17th and 18th centuries, as well as of the rulers of the Kingdom of Madagascar in the 19th century.
Rugby union in Madagascar is a popular team sport.
The Senate (Sénat) is the upper chamber of the bicameral Parliament of Madagascar.
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Southern Africa is the southernmost region of the African continent, variably defined by geography or geopolitics, and including several countries.
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A special delegation (délégation spéciale in French) in a municipal organization is a delegation of several members appointed by a representative of the state following the dissolution or resignation of a municipal council or another organization to perform the functions of mayor or president.
Structural adjustment programmes (SAPs) consist of loans provided by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) to countries that experienced economic crises.
Suzhou (Mandarin:; Suzhou Wu), formerly romanized as Soochow, is a major city located in southeastern Jiangsu Province of East China, about northwest of Shanghai.
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Toamasina, meaning "like salt" or "salty", unofficially and in French also Tamatave, is the capital of the Atsinanana region on the east coast of Madagascar on the Indian Ocean.
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Toliara (also known as Toliary,; formerly Tuléar) is a city in Madagascar.
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Tsimbazaza Zoo (known locally as Parc Botanique et Zoologique de Tsimbazaza or PBZT) is a zoo and botanical garden in southern Antananarivo, Madagascar, located just north of the National Assembly of Madagascar building.
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Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal and social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) is the world's largest package delivery company and a provider of supply chain management solutions.
The United States Department of State (DoS), often referred to as the State Department, is the United States federal executive department responsible for international relations of the United States, equivalent to the foreign ministry of other countries.
University of Antananarivo (Université d'Antananarivo) is the primary public university of Madagascar, located in the capital Antananarivo.
University of Madagascar's Museum of Art and Archaeology is a museum in Antananarivo, Madagascar.
USCA Foot (Union Sportive de la Commune Urbaine d'Antananarivo) is a football team based in Antananarivo, Madagascar.
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The Vazimba (Malagasy), according to popular belief, were the first inhabitants of Madagascar.
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Vorkuta (Воркута́; Вӧркута, Vörkuta; Nenets for place teems with bears) is a coal-mining town in the Komi Republic, Russia, situated just north of the Arctic Circle in the Pechora coal basin at the Usa River.
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The World Bank is an international financial institution that provides loans to developing countries for capital programs.
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World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.
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Yerevan (Երևան), is the capital and largest city of Armenia, and one of the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities.
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A zebu (or; Bos primigenius indicus or Bos indicus or Bos taurus indicus), sometimes known as indicine cattle, humped cattle or Brahman, is a species or sub-species of domestic cattle originating in South Asia.
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The 2009 Malagasy political crisis began on 26 January 2009 with the political opposition movement led by Antananarivo mayor Andry Rajoelina, which sought to oust President Marc Ravalomanana from the presidency.
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