Mauritania Country Code +222

Country calling code +222

Alpha-2 Code MR

Alpha-3 Code MRT

About Mauritania

Mauritania (/ˌmɒrɪˈteɪniə, ˌmɔːrɪ-/ (About this soundlisten); Arabic: موريتانيا‎, Mūrītānyā, French: Mauritanie; Berber: Agawej or Cengit: Pulaar: Moritani; Wolof: Gànnaar; Soninke: Murutaane), officially the Islamic Republic of Mauritania (Arabic: الجمهورية الإسلامية الموريتانية‎), is a country in Northwest Africa. It is the eleventh largest sovereign state in Africa and is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, Western Sahara to the north and northwest, Algeria to the northeast, Mali to the east and southeast, and Senegal to the southwest. The country derives its name from the ancient Berber kingdom of Mauretania, which existed from the 3rd century BCE into the 7th century CE in the far north of modern-day Morocco and Algeria. Approximately 90% of Mauritania's land is within the Sahara; consequently, the population is concentrated in the south, where precipitation is slightly higher. The capital and largest city is Nouakchott, located on the Atlantic coast, which is home to around one-third of the country's 4.4 million people. The government was overthrown on 6 August 2008, in a military coup d'état led by General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz. On 16 April 2009, Aziz resigned from the military to run for president in the 19 July elections, which he won...

Mauritania Statistics

  • LAT/LONG: 21°0'24"N / 10°56'49"W
  • CAPITAL: Nouakchott
  • POPULATION: 4,612,143
  • AREA: 1,030,700 Km2
  • GDP: $5,024,708,656
  • TELEPHONES: 65,100
  • INTERNET USERS: 75,000

How to Call Mauritania from the US (or Canada)

Trying to call Mauritania from the U.S. (or Canada)? These simple dialing directions will help you:

  • First dial 011, the U.S. (or Canada) exit code.
  • Next dial 222, the country code for Mauritania.
  • Then dial the area code (1–3 digits — please see a sample calling code list below)
  • and finally the phone number (5–7 digits).

Travel in Mauritania

  • LANGUAGES: Arabic (official and national), Pulaar, Soninke, Wolof (all national languages), French, Hassaniya (a variety of Arabic)
  • CURRENCY: Ouguiya (MRO)

    Type C European 2-pin

    • Commonly used in Europe, South America & Asia
    • 2 pins
    • Not grounded
    • 2.5 A
    • Almost always 220 – 240 V
    • Socket compatible with plug type C

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