Mauritania

Tour Mauritania

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Mauritania

Mauritania is a land of great natural beauty, from the vast Sahara Desert to the Atlantic coastline. With its dramatic landscapes and abundance of wildlife, Mauritania is a destination that should be on everyone's travel bucket list.

The best way to experience Mauritania's natural beauty is by exploring the country's national parks and reserves. One of the most popular parks is Banc d'Arguin National Park, which covers an area of more than 4,000 square kilometres and is home to a variety of wildlife, including flamingos, pelicans and sea turtles. The park also has a rich cultural heritage, with ancient archaeological sites dating back to the first century AD.

Another must-see destination in Mauritania is the Adrar des Ifoghas, a range of sand-dune covered mountains that is home to a variety of wildlife, including lions, leopards and hyenas. The Adrar des Ifoghas is also one of the most important archaeological sites in Mauritania, with evidence of human habitation dating back more than 10,000 years.

Finally, a visit to Mauritania wouldn't be complete without a trip to the Atlantic coast. The coastline is characterized by dramatic cliffs, rocky coves and sandy beaches, and is home to a wide variety of marine life, including dolphins, whales and sharks.

So if you're looking for an adventure in an exotic and little-known destination, then Mauritania is the place for you. With its stunning natural beauty and rich cultural heritage, Mauritania is a destination that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.

Total land area (km2)
1,030,700
Total land area (km2)
Population (as of 2020)
4,649,658
Population (as of 2020)
Capital city
Nouakchott
Capital city
Currency
Mauritanian ouguiya (MRU)
Currency
Best time to tour Mauritania
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Perfect
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Tolerable
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Highest temperature
27.65
°C
Temperature (Avg)
precipitation
92
mm
Precipitation (Avg)

Geeky Facts about Mauritania

Fact 1

t’s home to one of the world’s longest train lines, Iron-ore Train.

Fact 2

Approximately 90% of Mauritania is desert.

Fact 3

Mauritania is the last country to abolish slavery.

Stories from Mauritania

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Areas of natural beauty in Mauritania

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