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.The majority 65% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 30% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is bananas, while other important products are seeds of catechu and oranges. Additionally fishing employs 5% of the population.