Mauritania

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Mauritania

Official name:Islamic Republic of Mauritania
Capital:Nouakchott
Area:total: 1,030,700 sq km
land: 1,030,400 sq km
water: 300 sq km
Climate:desert; constantly hot, dry, dusty
Location:Northern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Senegal and Western Sahara
Geographic coordinates:20 00 N, 12 00 W
Comparative Area:slightly larger than three times the size of New Mexico
Land boundaries:total: 5,074 km
border countries: Algeria 463 km, Mali 2,237 km, Senegal 813 km, Western Sahara 1,561 km
Coastline:754 km
Terrain:mostly barren, flat plains of the Sahara; some central hills
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Sebkha de Ndrhamcha -3 m
highest point: Kediet Ijill 910 m

Map of Mauritania

Map of Mauritania

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