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Distribution of Malagasy ethnic groups.

The Zafisoro are a Malagasy ethnic group inhabiting a portion of the southeastern coast of Madagascar.[1] The Zafisoro speak a dialect of the Malagasy language, which is a branch of the Malayo-Polynesian language group derived from the Barito languages, spoken in southern Borneo.


  1. ^ Ogot, Bethwell (1992). Africa from the Sixteenth to the Eighteenth Century. Paris: UNESCO. ISBN 1-84162-197-8. Retrieved November 30, 2010.