Mauritania is a land of desert and ocean. It is of course no wonder that the main attractions for most tourists are the desert in Adrar and Tagant areas, and the ocean in Banc d'Arguin.

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is the capital and largest city of Mauritania. Photo: Jjtkk, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the second largest city in Mauritania. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is in , south of . Photo: Kokopelado, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in . It contains a noted Islamic scholarly centre sometimes called the library in the desert and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Photo: Ji-Elle, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is a region of Mauritania. Photo: Sebastián Losada, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a region of Mauritania. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a region of Mauritania. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


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