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Mauritania


Mauritanie (fr) | Mauretanien (de) | Mauritania (es) | Mauritania (it) | Mauritanië (du) | Mauritânia (pt)


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USEFUL INFORMATION
GEOGRAPHY & CLIMATE
TIMEZONE
LGBTQ+ RELATED
TRAVEL RELATED
KEY INFORMATION

LGBTQ+ Equality Index  


Equality Index - Very Low
Very Low



LGBTQ Population (2018) - Estimated   

c.101.4 thousand



LGBTQ+ Dollar (2017) - Estimated Annual Spend  


c.$73.2 million



Region

Western Africa (Africa)



Capital


Nouakchott

Nouakchott (fr) | Nouakchott (de) | Nouakchott (es) | Nouakchott (it) | Nouakchott (du) | Nouakchott (pt)

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USEFUL INFORMATION


Dialling Codes
Telephone Dialling Code  

+222



Internet Suffix  

.mr



Electricity  

220 volts

50 hertz




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Languages
Language(s)  

Arabic



Currency  

NAME:


Ouguiya


SYM:


UM


DIVISION:


khoums




POLICE:


شرطة (shurta) (arabic)

FIRE:


نار (nar) (arabic)

AMBULANCE:


سياره اسعاف (sayaruh 'iiseaf) (arabic)

HELP:

مساعدة (musaeada) (arabic)



Member/Associate of an Economic/Security Group

United Nations

Organisation des Nations unies (ONU) (fr) | Vereinte Nationen (VN) (de) | Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) (es) | Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite (ONU) (it) | Verenigde Naties (VN) (du) | Organização das Nações Unidas (ONU) (pt)

Arab League (AL)

Ligue arabe (LA) (fr) | Arabische Liga (AL) (de) | Liga Arabe (LA) (es) | Lega Araba (LA) (it) | Arabische Liga (AL) (du) | Liga Árabe (LA) (pt)

African Union (AU)

Union Africaine (UA) (fr) | Afrikanische Union (AU) (de) | Unión Africana (UA) (es) | Unione Africana (UA) (it) | Afrikaanse Unie (AU) (du) | União Africana (UA) (pt)



GEOGRAPHY & CLIMATE

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Capital

Nouakchott

Nouakchott (fr) | Nouakchott (de) | Nouakchott (es) | Nouakchott (it) | Nouakchott (du) | Nouakchott (pt)

Region

Western Africa

Continent

Africa

Hemisphere

Tropics

Surrounding Ocean(s)

Atlantic Ocean

Area (sq km)

1,030,700


Weather -Nouakchott

(Climate Location)

Temperature Scale
Weather - Months
Monthly Average Temperatures



M1M2M3M4M5M6
HIGH25.4°C | 77.8°F25.7°C | 78.3°F26.8°C | 80.2°F26.7°C | 80°F27.4°C | 81.4°F28.6°C | 83.4°F
LOW15.5°C | 59.9°F15.7°C | 60.2°F16.6°C | 61.8°F17.1°C | 62.7°F17.8°C | 64°F19°C | 66.2°F

M7M8M9M10M11M12
HIGH27.9°C | 82.3°F29.1°C | 84.4°F31.8°C | 89.2°F30.7°C | 87.3°F28.3°C | 82.9°F26°C | 78.8°F
LOW20.3°C | 68.5°F21.5°C | 70.7°F22.1°C | 71.7°F20.8°C | 69.5°F18.6°C | 65.5°F16.7°C | 62°F


To make the data more inclusive, we have created a lookup table for the various Months in a number of different languages.The abbreviations (M1, M2,..) correspond to a month within the table (January, February,..)


Seasons

Dry
M11-M06

Rainy
M07-M10



To make the data more inclusive, we have created a lookup table for the various Months in a number of different languages (see above).
The abbreviations (M01, M02,..) correspond to a month within the table (January, February,..)



TIMEZONE


Timezone
Timezone  

UTC (Africa/Nouakchott)

Daylight Savings Time (DST) Applied  

No




LGBTQ+ RELATED

Community


LGBTQ Population (2018) - Estimated   

c.101.4 thousand

LGBTQ+ Dollar (2017) - Estimated Annual Spend  


c.$73.2 million

Lesbian (L):

مثليه (mithlayh) (arabic)

Gay (G):

مثلي الجنس (mithli aljins) (arabic)

Bisexual (B):

ثنائي الجنس (thunayiyin aljins) (arabic)

Transgender (T):

المتحولين جنسيا (almutahawilin jinsiaan) (arabic)

Questioning (Q):

استجواب (aistijwab) (arabic)



LGBTQ+ Equality Index

Equality Index - Very Low
Very Low

LGBTQ+ Illegal  

Yes

Anti-discrimination laws in place  

No

Same-sex unions recognised  

No

Same-sex marriage allowed  

No



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TRAVEL RELATED

Airports
Total number of airports  

21

Total number of heliports  

0

Total number of seaplane bases  

0


Driving - which side  

Right

Driving - Side
International driving licence required  

Unknown

Main International Airports

(with three-word locations)

AIRPORT NAMEAIRPORT CODECITY/LOCALITYWHAT3WORDS
Nouadhibou International AirportNDB (iata) | GQPP (icao)Nouadhibou/// appraiser.firefight.carvings
Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International AirportNKC (iata) | GQNO (icao)Nouakchott/// immigrate.schemes.brain




KEY INFORMATION



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Region

Western Africa
Continent

Africa


Telephone Dialling Code  

+222
Language(s)  

Arabic


Electricity  

220 volts | 50 hertz


Currency  

Ouguiya
Currency - smallest denomination  

5 khoums


Timezone  

UTC (Africa/Nouakchott)
Daylight Savings Time (DST) Applied  

No


Total number of airports  

21
Driving - which side  

Right



POLICE:

117

شرطة (shurta) (arabic)



AMBULANCE:

118

سياره اسعاف (sayaruh 'iiseaf) (arabic)
FIRE:

101

نار (nar) (arabic)



HELP:

مساعدة (musaeada) (arabic)




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