Madagascar is an Indian Ocean island nation off the coast of East Africa. The country consists of the main island plus many small islands. The main island of Madagascar is enormous; at 587k square km (227k square mi) it is the fourth largest island in the world. Once part of the French Empire, it's been independent since 1960. Contributor Zerodrone created this spectacular aerial tour of the island, which includes bird's eye views of the capital city Tana and the beach of Anakao.