|Elevation||156 m (512 ft)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC3)|
Belamoty is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in southwest Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Betioky Sud, which is a part of Atsimo-Andrefana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 19,000 in 2001 commune census.
Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 80% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 10% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and cassava, while other important agricultural products are beans and tomato. Services provide employment for 8% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 2% of the population.
Belamoty is situated at the Onilahy River.
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