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Commune and town
A view from a commercial street in Sélibaby
A view from a commercial street in Sélibaby
Country Flag of Mauritania.svg Mauritania
Region Guidimaka Region
 • Total 2,000 km2 (800 sq mi)
Elevation 62 m (203 ft)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 26,420

Sélibaby is a capital town and department of the Guidimaka Region, Mauritania. It is located at around 15°9′33″N 12°11′00″W / 15.15917°N 12.18333°W / 15.15917; -12.18333. It is divided into a number of "quartiers" which include "College", "Silo", 'Ferlo" , "nezaha" , "saada" , "el jedida" "Bambaradougou" amongst many others. Selibaby also has a regional hospital, funded by the Chinese government and partially staffed by Chinese doctors and is the headquarters of the regional director of health. Selibaby is a centre for NGOs who operate in the region.