Mauritania is a country located in West Africa, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, Senegal to the southwest, Mali to the east and southeast, Algeria to the northeast, and the disputed territory of Western Sahara to the northwest. The capital city is Nouakchott.
The official languages of Mauritania are Arabic and French, with Arabic being the most widely spoken language.
The currency of Mauritania is the Mauritanian ouguiya (MRU).
As there are no direct flights from the UK to Mauritania, flight times will vary depending on the specific departure and arrival cities, as well as the airline and route chosen. A typical journey may take around 6-8 hours with at least one stopover.
Mauritania is in the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) zone, which is the same as the UK.
The main airport in Mauritania is Nouakchott International Airport, which is located approximately 15 kilometers north of the capital city of Nouakchott. The address of the airport is BP 222, Nouakchott, Mauritania.