Places in Mauritania

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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 4,403,319 people.

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

Facts and figures about Mauritania
MauritaniaMR1,030,700.0 km24,403,319 people4.3

Population density in Mauritania
Population density
4.3 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 country15 Nouakchott NouakchottAfrica

Time in Mauritania

Time in Mauritania
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 27 Feb 2024 - 4:27am (04:27h)NoTue, 27 Feb 2024 - 4:27am (04:27h)UTCAfrica/Nouakchott

Currency in Mauritania

Currency in Mauritania

Languages in Mauritania

Languages in Mauritania
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)

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
There are 15 primary administrative regions in Mauritania. Have a closer look at the regions in Mauritania.

Largest places in Mauritania

There are 18 places in Mauritania with a population of more than 10,000 people.
Largest places in Mauritania
Nouakchott Nouakchott1.661,400
Nouadhibou Nouadhibou2.72,337
Dar Naim Dar Naim3.61,089
Nema Néma4.60,000
Kaedi Kaédi5.55,374
Rosso Rosso6.48,922
Tevragh Zeina Tevragh Zeina7.48,093
Kiffa Kiffa8.40,281
Zouerate Zouerate9.38,000
Atar Atar10.24,021
Tekane Tékane11.22,041
Selibaby Sélibaby12.18,424
Bogue Bogué13.16,418
Aleg Aleg14.15,211
Timbedgha Timbedgha15.14,131
Aioun Aioun16.12,635
Akjoujt Akjoujt17.11,500
Tidjikja Tidjikja18.10,906

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External sources of information on Mauritania

Mauritania on Wikipedia

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