Geopolitical map of Mauritania

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CapitalPopulationArea
Nouakchott 3,205,060 1,030,700
Country codePhone CodeLocal HourTime zone
MR +222 20:32:22 Africa/Nouakchott
Mauritania maps

4 countries share a border with Mauritania

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Some data about Mauritania

Mauritania is a country of 3,205,060 inhabitants, with an area of ​1,030,700 km2, its capital is Nouakchott and its time zone is "Africa/Nouakchott". Its ISO code is "MR" in 2 positions and "MRT" in 3 positions.

To be able to make a telephone call to Mauritania, you must dial your telephone code, which is 222. The currency used in Mauritania is the "Ouguiya" (MRO).

The administrative subdivision of Mauritania (administrative division) is made up of 12 Wilayas (level 1), 1 Capital district (level 1) and 53 Moughataa (level 2). Mauritania has 1 cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants.

Above you have a geopolitical map of Mauritania with a precise legend on its biggest cities, its road network, its airports, railways and waterways. Do not hesitate to click on the map of Mauritania to access a zoom level and finer details.

Mauritania shares borders with Algeria, Western Sahara, Mali and Senegal.

Proportion of cities by number of inhabitants in Mauritania

Number of cities by importance (population) in Mauritania. Considering cities with a population of more than 100 000, 200 000, 500 000 and 1 million inhabitants, with the percentage of the population that these cities represent.

> 100k inhabitants > 200k inhabitants > 500k inhabitants > 1 million inhabitants
1 1 1 0
20.6 % 20.6 % 20.6 % 0.0 %
  • The 1 most important cities represent 20.6% of the entire population
  • The 1 most important cities represent 20.6% of the entire population
  • The 1 most important cities represent 20.6% of the entire population
  • The 0 most important cities represent 0.0% of the entire population

Administrative division of Mauritania

Administrative subdivisionsAdministrative level
12 Wilayas1
1 Capital district1
53 Moughataa2

List of first-order administrative division in Mauritania

  • Adrar
  • Assaba
  • Brakna
  • Dakhlet Nouadhibou
  • Gorgol
  • Guidimaka
  • Hodh ech Chargui
  • Hodh El Gharbi
  • Inchiri
  • Nouakchott Nord
  • Nouakchott Ouest
  • Nouakchott Sud
  • Tagant
  • Tiris Zemmour
  • Wilaya du Trarza

List of major cities of Mauritania

  • Nouakchott661 400 inhabitants
  • Nouadhibou72 337 inhabitants
  • Néma60 000 inhabitants
  • Kaédi55 374 inhabitants
  • Rosso48 922 inhabitants
  • Kiffa40 281 inhabitants
  • Zouerate38 000 inhabitants
  • Atar24 021 inhabitants
  • Tékane22 041 inhabitants
  • Sélibaby18 424 inhabitants
  • Aleg15 211 inhabitants
  • Aioun12 635 inhabitants
  • Akjoujt11 500 inhabitants
  • Tidjikja6 000 inhabitants
  • Chingueṭṭi4 711 inhabitants
  • ’Elb el Jmel1 500 inhabitants
  • Barkéwol1 100 inhabitants
  • Arafat0 inhabitants
  • Tevragh Zeina0 inhabitants
  • Dar Naim0 inhabitants