Nouakchott, MauritaniaInformation/Travel Guide

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Nouakchott (French: [nwakʃɔt]; Arabic: نواكشوط; Berber: Nwakcoṭ, originally derived from Berber: Nawākšūṭ, "place of the winds") is the capital and largest city of Mauritania. It is one of the largest cities in the Sahara. The city also serves as the administrative and economic center of Mauritania. Nouakchott was a mid-sized village of little importance until 1958 when it was chosen as the capital of the na... (read more on Wikipedia)

Capital of Mauritania | Calling code: +222 | Area: 1,036.00 km² | Elevation: 7 m

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