Nouakchott is one of the most populated cities in Mauritania, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Africa, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 20.10S latitude / 57.30E longitude. For routing in Nouakchott, please check the free driving directions Nouakchott service below.
When you visit Mauritania, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Arabic, and the officially used currency is Mauritanian ouguiya (MRO), since 1973.
Nouakchott, the capital city, has numerous population; 661 400 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Nouakchott counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Mauritania, bears 4 540 068 sum citizens spreading on its 395 955,32 sq mi / 1 025 520 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Mauritania is Unitary semi-presidential republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Honor, Fraternity, Justice, while salute for the national anthem called: Nachid al-watani.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Mauritania Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Mauritania
Mauritania located in Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Senegal and Western Sahara.