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Basibasy is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°10′S 43°39′E / 22.167°S 43.650°E / -22.167; 43.650
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Andrefana
District Morombe
Elevation[1] 88 m (289 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 12,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Basibasy is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Morombe, which is a part of Atsimo-Andrefana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 12,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 55% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 43% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 2% of the population.[2]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
  2. ^ a b c "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-04-29. 

Coordinates: 22°10′S 43°39′E / 22.167°S 43.650°E / -22.167; 43.650