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Betsileo


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Ethnic group of Madagascar.

The Betsileo primarily inhabit the Central Highlands of Madagascar. They speak Malagasy, a Malayo-Polynesian language, and consist of four subgroups: the Arindrano, the Halangina, the Isandra, and the Manadriana. Approximately 1.5 million people consider themselves Betsileo.

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Subjects: African Studies.


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