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Madagascar Transnational Issues 2008

Disputes - international: claims Bassas da India, Europa Island, Glorioso Islands, and Juan de Nova Island (all administered by France)
Illicit drugs: illicit producer of cannabis (cultivated and wild varieties) used mostly for domestic consumption; transshipment point for heroin

NOTE: The transnational issues information regarding Madagascar on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Madagascar Transnational Issues 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Madagascar Transnational Issues 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.