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Places in Mauritania

Find information on almost all places in Mauritania. Whether you are looking for information on regions in Mauritania or information on cities and places in Mauritania, this website is the right place in the web to start your search.

Facts and figures about Mauritania at a glance

Mauritania is a sovereign country on the continent of Africa. Mauritania covers a total area of 1,030,700.0 km2 and has a population of approximately 3,205,060 people.

The capital of Mauritania is Nouakchott (Nouakchott) with a population of 661,400 people.

Facts and figures about Mauritania
CountryCodeAreaPopulationP/km2
MauritaniaMR1,030,700.0 km23,205,060 people3.1

Population density in Mauritania
Population density
3.1 p/km2 (extremly low)
Extremly low population density in Mauritania
Mauritania: Extremly low population density

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Map of Mauritania

Map of Mauritania

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Information on Mauritania

Information on Mauritania
NameOfficial nameCodeStatusRegionsCapitalContinent
MauritaniaIslamic Republic of MauritaniaMRSovereign country13 Nouakchott NouakchottAfrica

Time in Mauritania

Time in Mauritania
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 8:49pmNoTue, 21 Nov 2017 - 8:49pmUTCAfrica/Nouakchott

Currency in Mauritania

Currency in Mauritania
CurrencyAbbreviation
OuguiyaMRO

Languages in Mauritania

Languages in Mauritania
Languages
Arabic, French, Shona, Wolof

Neighbouring countries of Mauritania

Neighbouring countries of Mauritania
Neighbouring countries
Algeria, Mali, Senegal, Western Sahara

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Telecommunication in Mauritania

Telecommunication in Mauritania
International calling codeInternet top level domain (TLD)
+222.mr

Latitude & Longitude of Mauritania

Latitude & Longitude of Mauritania
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map20°15'00.0"N (20.2500000°)10°30'00.0"W (-10.5000000°)

Regions in Mauritania

Regions in Mauritania
Regions
There are 13 primary administrative regions in Mauritania. Have a closer look at the regions in Mauritania.

Largest places in Mauritania

There are 13 places in Mauritania with a population of more than 10,000 people.
Largest places in Mauritania
PlaceNoPopulation
Nouakchott Nouakchott1.661,400
Nouadhibou Nouâdhibou2.72,337
Nema Néma3.60,000
Kaedi Kaédi4.55,374
Rosso Rosso5.48,922
Kiffa Kiffa6.40,281
Zouerate Zouerate7.38,000
Atar Atar8.24,021
Tekane Tékane9.22,041
Selibaby Sélibaby10.18,424
Aleg Aleg11.15,211
Aioun Aioun12.12,635
Akjoujt Akjoujt13.11,500

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External sources of information on Mauritania

Mauritania on Wikipedia

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