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Money and budget Mauritania

Money and budget Mauritania

Money and budget Mauritania Money, banks, exchange Like all commodity-exporting countries, Mauritania has a currency indexed to the dollar: theouguiya. € 1 = 41 MRU and 100 MRU = € 2,40. The ouguiya stallion changed on January 1, 2018. La new currency […]

Health and safety Mauritania

Health and safety Mauritania

Health and safety Mauritania Health Water and drought Due to the extreme drought, there are rather fewer bacterial diseases in Mauritania than elsewhere in West Africa, but beware of heatstroke ; to avoid them, you must cover yourself and drink a lot, especially […]

Traditions and customs Mauritania

Traditions and customs Mauritania

Traditions and customs Mauritania Religions and beliefs Mauritanians are Sunni Muslims (Malekite rite), by an overwhelming majority. The Moors do not hesitate to assert that anyone who does not say his 5 prayers every day is ashamed to call himself a Muslim, […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Mauritania

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Mauritania

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Mauritania Hostels, tents, khaïmas, huts and other informal accommodation The boom in tourism, particularly in the Adrar region and to a lesser extent that of Tagant, tends to increase the number of informal inns […]

Culture Mauritania

Culture Mauritania

Culture Mauritania The griots or Iggawenb The griots, called Iggawen in Mauritania, are a caste of buskers, professionals almost by birth. Traditionally, they would go from village to royal court singing the praises of a lineage and its descendants, a feature […]

Recommended routes Mauritania

Recommended routes Mauritania

Recommended routes Mauritania A week in Mauritania Nouakchott The National Museum Market gardens In the vicinity of Nouakchott: the fishing port The Adrar In the vicinity of Atar: the Museum for Arts, Traditions and Archeology, the house of arts of Touezegt Chinguetti: […]

Where to eat, food and drink Mauritania

Where to eat, food and drink Mauritania

Where to eat, food and drink Mauritania Kitchen Vegetarians, go your way. Mauritania is a country for lovers of meat : sheep, goat or camel, mainly, because of an always strong attachment to the breeding which defies the drought and the absence of pasture. […]

Activities, sports and leisure Mauritania

Activities, sports and leisure Mauritania

Activities, sports and leisure Mauritania Little leisure in Mauritania. On the sport side, Mauritania is not really illustrated either by the dynamism of its national teams, and even less by their reputation. However, certain practices are widely acclaimed […]

Practical life on the spot Mauritania

Practical life on the spot Mauritania

Practical life on the spot Mauritania Time difference When it is 12 p.m. in Paris, it is 11 a.m. in winter in Nouakchott and 10 a.m. in summer. Languages Mauritania is a country totally Muslim. We speak there hassaniyya, a dialect close to Arabic with Berber […]

Mauritania identity card

Mauritania identity card

Mauritania identity card - Population: approximately 3 inhabitants (840 estimate). - Area: 1 km² Capital city : Nouakchott. - Languages: hassaniyya (Arabic dialect), French Change : ouguiya (change of & rsquo Ré Dice index Head of ÉGhazaouani (since […]

Transport and travel Mauritania

Transport and travel Mauritania

Transport and travel Mauritania Roads In Mauritania, on the road as on the track, we drive on the right, except between F'derick and Zouérate where we drive on the left! The paved roads are on average very correct and in increasing number, the result of […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Mauritania

Entry formalities and useful contacts Mauritania

Entry formalities and useful contacts Mauritania Entry formalities - The passport valid is required. The vaccination record is not required in Mauritania, but it can be at the borders with Mali and Senegal. - The biometric visa is compulsory. It can […]

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