It is a fairly challenging country in the game, and it is more of a challenge in the Shut Down Everything scenario. In this scenario, the country has 7 Research Facilities (as opposed to the usual 4), and as the game progresses, provides an extraordinary amount of research even for a country with 7 Research Facilities.
IG Factbook: "Formerly an independent kingdom, Madagascar became a French colony in 1896 but regained independence in 1960. The 2001 presidential election, was contested between the followers of Didier Ratsiraka and Marc Ravalomanana, nearly causing secession of half of the country. In April 2002, the High Constitutional Court announced Ravalomanana the winner. Ravalomanana achieved a second term following a landslide victory in the generally free and fair presidential elections of 2006. In early 2009, protests over increasing restrictions on opposition press and activities resulted in Ravalomanana handing over power to the military, which then conferred the presidency on the mayor of Antananarivo, in what amounted to a coup d'etat. Numerous attempts have been made by regional and international organizations to resolve the subsequent political gridlock by forming a power-sharing government."
- When Madagascar is in widespread disorder, in the City Cam, it can see that the words "Shut Down Everything" are written on a white banner, this is a reference to the game "Pandemic".
- Additionally, this same reference appears in one of the achievements of the Cure Mode, specifically that of "Shut Down Everything", in which it is achieved by applying a quarantine to all continents. This country is mentioned in the description of the achievement.
|Madagascar Country Card with the cities of Antananarivo, Mahajanga & Antsirabe|
Territory: 581,800 (km2)
Population: 23,27 (m)
Resources: $10,59 (bn)
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