Mauritania is a country located in Western Africa. There are 4 countries (Algeria, Mali, Senegal, Western Sahara) that Mauritania shares its borders with. The official language of Mauritania is Arabic.
The national currency in Mauritania is Mauritanian ouguiya (MRO). The ouguiya (UM) is subdivided into 5 khoums.
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 431.36 MRO and 1 USD is worth 398.56 MRO.
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Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Mauritania is 27.75 Mbps and mobile is Mbs.The global average is 179.65 Mbps and 125.35 Mbps respectively.
ATM Density It may be difficult to locate an ATM in Mauritania.10.94 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 39.49.
SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Mauritania, a passport or ID is required as identification.
There is one common socket type used in Mauritania. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries.
The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).
What hotel chains are present in Mauritania?
There are no Mariott hotels in Mauritania.
There are no Hilton hotels in Mauritania.
There are no IHG hotels in Mauritania.
What fast food chains are present in Mauritania?
The McDonald’s chain does not operate in Mauritania.
The KFC chain does not operate in Mauritania.
The Burger King chain does not operate in Mauritania.
What is the weather like in Nouakchott?
Weather data for Nouakchott (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are passenger trains operating between some cities.
Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.
Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Mauritania.
Emergency phones in Mauritania
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban Smoking is prohibited in all public areas excluding entertainment and restaurants.
Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.