Immense and virgin country, devoted to the games of the sun, the sea and the wind, land of extremely fascinating nomadic culture, Mauritania still retains the totality of its mystery.
The Islamic Republic of Mauritania covers a vast area of 1,030,700 km2.
It is a country in northwestern Africa, located between 15-27 degrees’ north latitude and 5-17 degrees’ west longitude. Mauritania belongs to the African Union, the League of Arab States, the Arab Maghreb Union, the Organization of the Islamic Conference,G5 Sahel Group,the OMVS, and is a member of International Organisation of the Francophonie.
It has a coastline of about 750 km on the Atlantic Ocean. To the north, it borders owithAlgeria and Western Sahara, Mali to the east and Senegal to the south.