Mauritania

Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Other countries in the neighborhood of Mauritania are Senegal, Mali, Guinea, Gambia and Canary Islands


Travel advice

Reconsider your need to travel

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avoid non-essential travel (with regional advisories)

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Drinking water

Drinking tap water in Mauritania is not safe

Timezone

Africa/Nouakchott (GMT +00:00)

That makes the current date and time April 25, 2018, 4:55 am

Visa requirements

Visa requirements for Mauritania if you are coming from

Currency

The currency in Mauritania is Ouguiya

Ouguiya

Language

The language spoken in Mauritania is Hassaniyya

Weather

Average temperature (°C) in Mauritania per month



Average precipitation (mm) in Mauritania per month

Vaccinations and 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

Telephone

Country code +222
117
118

Electricity

220 Volt 50 Herz
Plug type C