Besalampy District

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Not to be confused with Besalampy, a commune with the same name.
Besalampy District
Location in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 16°9′S 46°37′E / 16.150°S 46.617°E / -16.150; 46.617
Country  Madagascar
Region Melaky
 • Total 11,753 km2 (4,538 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 37,782
 • Density 3.2/km2 (8/sq mi)
 • Ethnicities Sakalava
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Besalampy is a district in western Madagascar. It is a part of Melaky Region and borders the districts of Soalala in northeast, Kandreho in east, Ambatomainty in southeast, Morafenobe in south and Maintirano in southwest. The area is 11,753 km2 (4,538 sq mi) and the population was estimated to be 37,782 in 2001.[1]

The district is further divided into six communes.


By road: from Antananarivo - Tsiroanomandidy -Besalampy by the route nationale n°1 [2]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Madagascar Administrative units". GeoHive. Retrieved 2008-03-04. 
  2. ^ Madagascar National Parks Archived May 11, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.

Coordinates: 16°9′S 46°37′E / 16.150°S 46.617°E / -16.150; 46.617