Assaba (Arabic: ولاية العصابة) is a region in southern Mauritania, covering an area of 36,600 square km. It had a population of 325,897 at the 2013 Census. Its capital is Kifa. Other major cities/towns include Guerou. The region borders the Maurita…
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132 Articles of interest in Mauritania
The Tagant Plateau lies in eastern Mauritania, forming a stony part of the Sahara Desert.
Sélibaby is a capital town and department of the Guidimaka Region, Mauritania. It is located at around (15°9′33″N12°11′00″W). It is divided into a number of "quartiers" which include "College", "Silo", 'Ferlo" and "Bambaradougou" amongst many other…
Inchiri (Arabic: ولاية إينشيري) is a region in western Mauritania. Its capital is Akjoujt. It borders the regions of Adrar to the east, Trarza to the south, and Dakhlet Nouadhibou to the north and west, along with a short Atlantic Ocean coastline. …
Guidimaka (Arabic: ولاية كيدي ماغة) is the southern-most region of Mauritania. Its capital is Sélibaby.
Bareina is a Bedouin village and rural commune in the Trarza Region of south-western Mauritania.
Boutilimit (Arabic: بوتلميت) lies 164 km south east of Mauritania's capital of Nouakchott. The town has been an important center of religious scholarship and training since its founding by an Islamic mystic and scholar in the 19th Century. Although…
Tidjikja (Arabic: تجكجة) is the capital of the Tagant region of central Mauritania, lying on the Tagant plateau.
Tenoumer is an impact crater in Mauritania.
The Chinguetti Mosque is a mosque in Chinguetti, Mauritania. It was an ancient center of worship created by the founders of the oasis city of Chinguetti in the Adrar region of Mauritania in the thirteenth or fourteenth century.
Ben Amera is the world's third largest monolith behind mount Augustus and Uluru, both in Australia. It is located in Mauritania, close to the border with Western Sahara.
Ayoun al Atrous (also known as Aioun el Atrouss) (Arabic: عيون العتروس) is a town in southern Mauritania. It is located at around (16°40′0″N9°37′0″W). It is the capital of Hodh El Gharbi region. The city is served by the Aioun el Atrouss Airport, …
Tazadit Airport (IATA: OUZ, ICAO: GQPZ) is an airport serving Zouérat in Mauritania.
The Stade Olympique (Arabic: الملعب الأولمبي) is a multi-purpose stadium in Nouakchott, Mauritania. It is used mostly for football matches. It also has an athletics track.
Riyad is a suburb of Nouakchott and urban commune in western Mauritania.
Djiguenni is a town and commune in Mauritania on the border of Mali.
Atar Airport or Atar International Airport (IATA: ATR, ICAO: GQPA) is an airport serving Atar, a town in the Adrar Region of Mauritania.
Aouelloul is an impact crater in Mauritania.
Timbedra is a commune and town in the Hodh Ech Chargui Region of south-eastern Mauritania.
Tevragh-Zeina is a suburb of Nouakchott and urban commune in western Mauritania.
Terjit is an oasis (in the proper sense: a well in a dry area), popular with Mauritania's few tourists. It nestles in a cut on the edge of an arid plateau, and stretches a few hundred metres alongside a stream that emerges from the rock. There is a …
The Sebkha de Ndrhamcha is a large salt pan in Mauritania that is about 25 miles in diameter. The Atlantic Ocean borders it to the west, and the Sahara Desert lies directly to its east.
Ould Yenge is a town and commune in Mauritania.
Ould Birem is a village and rural commune in the Brakna Region of southern Mauritania.
Moudjeria is a town and commune in the Tagant Region of southern-central Mauritania.
Mederdra is a small town and commune in south-west Mauritania.
Mbagne is a town and commune in the Brakna Region of southern Mauritania, very close to the border with Senegal.Mbagne has a high unemployment rate and an unstable agriculture system, according to the OECD.
Bouanze is a village and rural commune in Mauritania.
Bassiknou is a town and commune in the Hodh Ech Chargui Region of south-eastern Mauritania.
Aioun el Atrouss Airport (IATA: AEO, ICAO: GQNA) is an airport serving Aioun el Atrouss (also known as Ayoun al Atrous), a town in southern Mauritania and the capital of the Hodh El Gharbi region.
Agoueinit is a rural commune in Mauritania.
Agnam-Goly is a Sahelian village in north-eastern Senegal with a population of 5,325 inhabitants.
Toujouonine is a suburb of Nouakchott and urban commune in western Mauritania.
Tidjikja Airport (IATA: TIY, ICAO: GQND) is an airport serving Tidjikja, the capital of the Tagant region of central Mauritania.
Teyarett is a suburb of Nouakchott and urban commune in western Mauritania.
R' Kiz or Rkiz is a town and urban commune in the Trarza Region of south-western Mauritania.