What is the Capital of Mauritania?

The capital of Mauritania is Nouakchott, which was founded 1904. Nouakchott has been the capital since 1960.

Although Nouakchott is not the largest city in Mauritania, it functions as: Houses the Presidential Palace.

Nouakchott is located at 18.0735° N, 15.9582° W, at an elevation of 15'.

Donkey cart, Fishing Port in Nouakchott, Mauritania

Mauritania CapitalSource: https://flic.kr/p/seiHyw

2020 Population
1,372,244
2020 Growth Rate
4.38%
Founded
1904
Capital as of
1960
Elevation
15'
Role in Country
Houses the Presidential Palace