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Mauritania flag Mauritania:

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Presentation of Mauritania : Geography

Country's official name :
Population of main cities:
Nouakchott (958,400) ; Nouadhibou (118,200) ; Kiffa (50,200) ; Mbera (47,800) ; Kaédi (45,600) ; Zouerate (44,700) ; Rosso (33,600) ; Sélibabi (26,500) ; Atar (25,200)
1,030,700 km²
Type of Climate :
Mauritania is one of the warmest regions in the world. The moderate coastal zones and the more humid region around the Senegal river are exceptions. Temperature can exceed 44°C in May-June and drop to less than 10°C in January and February. Differences in temperature are equally high between day and night time. Rain season varies enormously in time and space. Generally, it extends from June to October. At this time, humid and strong heat periods make this a trying season. The rest of the time the country is swept by violent winds.
Local Time:
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Summer Time Period :
There is no summer time.
Official Language:
Other Languages Spoken:
Dialectal Arabic hassanya, French, Fula, Soninke and Wolof
Business Language(s):
Arabic and French

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