Country codes Mauritania

ISO 3166-1 2 letter

MR

ISO 3166-1 3 letter

MRT

Internet TLD

.mr

Phone calling code

222

Large airports

1

Medium airports

2

Small airports

17

Heliports

N/A

Total airports

20

Largest airports in Mauritania

There are 1 large airports in Mauritania.

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ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
GQNO NKC Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport Large airport Nouakchott

Airport codes in Mauritania

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ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
GQPA ATR Atar International Airport Medium airport Atar
GQPP NDB Nouadhibou International Airport Medium airport Nouadhibou
GQNO NKC Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport Large airport Nouakchott

About Mauritania

Mauritania (native name: موريتانيا) is a country located in Western Africa. In total, the population of the country reaches 3.7 million inhabitants. Its capital is Nouakchott.

The international country code of Mauritania is MR or MRT. Neighbouring countries are Algeria, Mali, Senegal and Western Sahara.

The common language in Mauritania is Arabic(العربية).
The only officially used currency is Mauritanian ouguiya. If you want to exchange money, check the current value of the Mauritanian ouguiya with the value of your local currency at the money exchange office.

There are 1 large, 2 medium and about 17 small airports in Mauritania.

Travel to Mauritania

Tourism

If you need more tourist information we can advise you to buy a guide for Mauritania

Health

  • Malaria
    Malaria occurs in some areas. Protect yourself from mosquito bites. Precautions are personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine the right actions
  • Hepatitis A
    Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country
  • Hepatitis B
    The vaccination advice is personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine whether vaccination is useful for you
  • Yellow fever
    Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country
  • Tyfoid
    The vaccination advice is personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine whether vaccination is useful for you
  • Cholera
    The authorities require a so-called cholera declaration when you enter the country by land
  • DTP
    Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country

Tap water

The tap water in Mauritania is not safe to drink. Be sure to drink bottled water.

Weather

The historical average temperature lies between 16.1°C (January) and 31.6°C (July).

Emergency

When travelling abroad keep in mind that the response times and services available on the other end of the call may be different than those in your own country.

Police
117
Ambulance
101
Fire departmemt
118

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Car rental

Rent a car in Mauritania

Find a rental car at your destination airport to make the most out of your trip to Mauritania.

When traveling abroad, we mostly have a limited amount of time to experience the beautiful sights and activities and often end up we really want to do. Renting a car lets you travel at your own leisure and get to the spots you want to visit in Mauritania quickly and hassle-free.

Car rental services often include a GPS system, providing you with the perfect opportunity to explore the country without getting lost. You can drive wherever you want to go.

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Travel insurance

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Travel insurance helps protect against the unexpected. A primary incentive to get travel insurance can be for the emergency medical assistance. It’s a wise thing to get travel insurance because you can easily spend over GBP 10,000 for treatment and transportation expenses. Don’t wait too long before purchasing a travel insurance because many travel insurance coverages require you to purchase your plan within a specific number of days of making that initial trip deposit if the coverage is to be in effect.

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