Aleg

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Aleg
Commune and town
Aleg is located in Mauritania
Aleg
Aleg
Location in Mauritania
Coordinates: 17°3′N 13°55′W / 17.050°N 13.917°W / 17.050; -13.917
Country Flag of Mauritania.svg Mauritania
Region Brakna

Aleg is the capital of the Brakna Region, Mauritania. It is located at 17°3′0″N 13°55′0″W / 17.05000°N 13.91667°W / 17.05000; -13.91667Coordinates: 17°3′0″N 13°55′0″W / 17.05000°N 13.91667°W / 17.05000; -13.91667.

The town is known as the birthplace of former President of Mauritania, Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi.