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Locale Code: ar-MR

The locale code represents Arabic language in Mauritania.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive ar-MR locale data for Mauritania
Country NameMauritania
Country Name (Local)Muritaniya/Mauritanie
Country Flag🇲🇷
Country Area1030700 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)MR
Language NameArabic
Language Name (Local)العربية
Language Code (ISO 639-1)ar
RegionWestern Africa
Capital NameNouakchott
Capital Latitude18.08581
Capital Longitude-15.9785
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The currency used for the locale code ar-MR is Mauritanian Ouguiya.

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


Mauritania has one timezone with UTC offset UTC.



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

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What is 'ar-MR' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, ar_MR is a locale code for Arabic language in Mauritania. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.