Adrar Region

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ولاية آدرار
Region of Mauritania
Country  Mauritania
Capital Atar
 • Total 215,300 km2 (83,100 sq mi)
Population (2000[1])
 • Total 60,847
 • Density 0.28/km2 (0.73/sq mi)
For the province of Algeria, see Adrar Province.

Adrar (Arabic: ولاية آدرار‎) is a large region in Mauritania, named for the Adrar Plateau. Its capital is Atar. Other major towns include Choum, Chinguetti and Ouadane. The region borders Western Sahara and the Mauritanian region of Tiris Zemmour to the north, Mali and the Mauritanian region of Hodh Ech Chargui to the east, the Mauritanian regions of Trarza and Tagant to the south and the Mauritanian region of Inchiri to the west.

Departments of Adrar

Adrar is divided into 3 departments:

Adrar gallery[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Regions of Mauritania.

Coordinates: 20°30′N 10°04′W / 20.500°N 10.067°W / 20.500; -10.067