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Mauritania Map

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Mauritania Location Map

This Mauritania map displays cities, towns, water, roads, satellite imagery, and elevation. Mauritania is a country located in northwest Africa bordering Western Sahara, Algeria, Mali, and Senegal.

Mauritania is the 28th largest in the world (11th largest in Africa) at 1.03 million square kilometers. Its population is approximately 4.4 million with 661,400 living in the most populous and capital city of Nouakchott.

Mauritania is covered by the Sahara Desert in the central and northern regions. It has generally flat terrain with its highest peak, Kediet ej Jill, at 915 meters high. The country is also known for its mining resources, history with slavery, and is the “Eye of Africa”.

Capital city

Nouakchott

Cities, towns and villages

Fderik
Kiffa
Kaedi
Selibabi
Nouadhibou
Atar
Akjoujt
Tidjikdja
Aleg
Rosso
Ayoun El Atrous
Nema
Bir Mogrein
Ouadane
Chinguetti
Boutilimit
Boumdeit
Mederdra
Kamor
Tamchaket
Timbedra
Egemanbenou
Bassikounou

Lakes, rivers and water features

North Atlantic Ocean
Senegal River
Banc D’arguin
Baie de Saint Jean
Baie Du Levrier

Other features

Sahara Desert
Ergiguidi
Aoukar Depression
Tenebdar
Major Highways and Roads
Kediet ej Jill (Highest Peak)
Kreb En Naga

Western Africa

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