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[ Andrianampoinimerina] ruled the Merina Kingdom, the most powerful kingdom ever.
The Merina people are of Malayo-Polynesian origin, which reflects in their appearance: they have their skin colour varies from light brown to very dark skin colour and their hair is straight. Most Merina houses are built of bricks and mud, sometimes even two-storeyed. Almost each village has a church, often even two: Catholic and Protestant. The Merina are rice farmers. [[Famadihana]] - the ''turning of the bones'' - is a Merina custom.

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