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Map of the regions of Mauritania
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Mauritania is divided into 12 regions and one capital district:

Map key Province Capital
1 Adrar Atar
2 Assaba Kiffa
3 Brakna Aleg
4 Dakhlet Nouadhibou Nouadhibou
5 Gorgol Kaédi
6 Guidimaka Sélibaby
7 Hodh Ech Chargui Néma
8 Hodh El Gharbi Aioun el Atrouss
9 Inchiri Akjoujt
10 Nouakchott national capital
11 Tagant Tidjikdja
12 Tiris Zemmour Zouérate
13 Trarza Rosso


During the Mauritanian occupation of Western Sahara (1975-79), its portion of the territory (roughly corresponding to the lower half of Rio de Oro province) was named Tiris al-Gharbiyya.

The regions are subdivided into 44 departments; please see departments of Mauritania for further detail.

See also

  • ISO 3166-2:MR
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