Mauritania is part of Africa with main city at
Nouakchott. It's usually 🌤️ 22.21 °C in Mauritania with a rainfall of 🌧 0.68 mm. Internet speed in Mauritania is on average 1.2 Mbps. Its Least Developed country with a
population of 4M people. The main currency is Ouguiya. The languages
spoken are Arabic. Automatic teller machines are rare in Mauritania. Current travel safety advice is Reconsider your need to travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed 🌤️ ~22.21 °C 🌧 ~0.68 mm 👨👩👦👦 4M people
🛡️ Travel safety
Reconsider your need to travel
We've reviewed our travel advice for Mauritania. We haven't changed our level of advice: Reconsider your need to travel to Mauritania due to the high risk of terrorist attack, kidnapping and violent crime. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.
issued date: November 4, 2019
Mauritania uses 220V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type C.
The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic
💱 Currencies Used
Mauritania uses the Mauritanian ouguiya (symbol: UM), code MRU.Banknotes come in denominations of 5000, 2000, 1000, 500, 200 and 100 ouguiyas. Ouguiya is subdivided into 5 khoumss. Coins come in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 ouguiyas and 1 khoums.
Automatic teller machines are rare in Mauritania. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.