Calling Madagascar from the United States explained:
- 011 - US exit code; have to be dialed first for all international calls made from the US/Canada number plan
- 261 - international country code for Madagascar
- US to Madagascar international dialing format : 011 + 261 + area code + individual phone number
Information about country:
Madagascar, or Republic of Madagascar, is an island nation in the Indian Ocean of the southeastern coast of Africa. The main island, also called Madagascar, is the fourth-largest island in the world, and is home to 5% of the world's plant and animal species, of which more than 80% are endemic to Madagascar. They include the lemur infraorder of primates, the carnivorous fossa, three bird families and six baobab species.