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Where is Mauritania?

Location Map of Mauritania

Where is Mauritania
About Map: Map showing where is Mauritania located in the World.
Where is Mauritania located on the world map? The given location map of Mauritania shows that Mauritania is located in the western part of Africa continent.
Mauritania map also depicts that the country shares its international boundaries with Western Sahara in the north, Algeria in the north-east, Mali in the east and south-east, and Senegal in the south-west. Besides, Atlantic Ocean borders it from the west. Nouakchott, located on the western coast is the largest and capital city of the country.

The government type of Mauritania is Islamic Republic.

Economy of the Mauritania is largely depends upon the agriculture, fishing, and livestock. Surprisingly, the region is very rich in terms of natural resources including huge deposits of iron ore (accounts about 50% of total exports), other important mining centers those are opening or about to open in the interior part of the country are metal prices, gold, and copper mining.

Quick Facts
Continent Africa
Where is Located mauritania is a country located in the Lesser Antilles, Caribbean
Coordinates 18.6597° N, 11.7001° W
Capital Nouakchott
Largest City Nouakchott
Neighboring CountriesNone
Administrative divisionsNone
Area 1,030,700 sq km (397,954 sq miles)
Population3.542 million (2011 Census)
Official Language Arabic, French
Currency Ouguiya (MRO)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeMQ
ISO Alpha-3 Code MTQ
ISO Numeric Code474
GDP $2,100 (2012 est.)
Calling code 222
Time Zone (UTC+0)
Internet TLD .mr