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🇲🇷 Mauritania

Country located in Western Africa

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Comprehensive data for Mauritania
Country NameMauritania
Country Name (Local)Muritaniya/Mauritanie
Country Flag🇲🇷
Country Area1030700 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)MR
RegionWestern Africa
Capital NameNouakchott
Capital Latitude18.08581
Capital Longitude-15.9785
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The currency used for the locale code is Mauritanian Ouguiya.

Currency information for Mauritania and locale
Currency NameMauritanian Ouguiya
Currency Name (Local)
Currency CodeMRO
Currency Symbol
Currency Numeric478
Currency Subunit Value5
Currency Subunit NameKhoums

Languages Spoken


Mauritania has one timezone with UTC offset UTC.



Mauritania shares borders with 4 countries and it's not landlocked.

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What country is 🇲🇷?

People often ask which country uses 🇲🇷 emoji flag. The answer is Mauritania.Mauritania is located in Western Africa continent. The country area is 1030700 km2, and the capital city is Nouakchott (18.08581, -15.9785). Some of the neighboring countries are Algeria, Mali, Senegal, Western Sahara, and the country is not landlocked. Some of the timezones in Mauritania are UTC. The currency used in Mauritania is (MRO). People in Mauritania speak mostly Arabic. Mauritania is part of the Western Africa region.