Population of Cities in Mauritania (2018)
Mauritania has 0 cities with more than a million people, 1 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 12 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Mauritania is Nouakchott, with a population of 661,400 people.
Nouakchott is the hub of the Mauritanian economy and is home to a deepwater port and one of the country's two international airports.
Nouadhibou is the second largest city in Mauritania and serves as a major commercial center.