in Melaky Region, Madagascar

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-16.750 and 44.483 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -16° 45' 0" and E 44° 28' 59"
Currency and Currency Code:
Ariary - MGA
Spoken languages:
French, Malagasy
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:47 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Indian/Antananarivo
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:11 am and 5:49 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
28.883 and -118.293 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Campamento Sur
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Current travel safety evaluation for Madagascar in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Madagascar.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Madagascar. Last Update: 2024-04-20 08:25:34

Discover Besalampy

Besalampy in Melaky Region is a city in Madagascar about 250 mi (or 403 km) north-west of Antananarivo, the country's capital city.

Local time in Besalampy is now 03:47 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Indian / Antananarivo with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Besalampy. The closest airport in Madagascar is Besalampy Airport in a distance of 0 mi (or 1 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve in a distance of 44 mi (or 71 km), South-East.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Maintirano, Mahajanga, Maevatanana, Tsiroanomandidy and Miarinarivo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 86 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 53%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 95% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Sunday, 21st of April 2024

31°C (88 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Monday, 22nd of April 2024

32°C (90 °F)
28°C (83 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 23rd of April 2024

32°C (90 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Besalampy is a town and commune on the west coast of Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Besalampy, which is a part of Melaky Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 15,000 in 2001 commune census. Besalampy is served by a local Besalampy Airport and maritime harbour. In addition to primary schooling the town offers secondary education at both junior and senior levels. The town has a permanent court and hospital.

Located at -16.75, 44.4833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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Populated places in Melaky

Besalampy Airport

Besalampy Airport is an airport in Besalampy, Madagascar.

Located at -16.7441, 44.484 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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Airports in Madagascar, Mahajanga Province

Maningoza Reserve

Maningoza Reserve is a wildlife reserve of Madagascar, east of Antsalova in the Melaky Region. Maningoza is another well-known animal park. It covers an area of 7900 ha in an altitude range from 0 to 800 m. Savannas occupy 2,637 ha or 27% of the reserve. It is famous as it is home to one of the last remaining dry tropical forests. It contains 153 different animals, most of them which are almost extinct or endangered. It is popular to many tourists.

Located at -16.75, 44.4833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National parks and reserves of Madagascar

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Besalampy, BPY