Assaba Region

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Assaba
ولاية العصابة
Region of Mauritania
Mauritania-Assaba.svg
Country  Mauritania
Departments
Capital Kiffa
Area
 • Total 36,600 km2 (14,100 sq mi)
Population (2000[1])
 • Total 249,596
 • Density 6.8/km2 (18/sq mi)

Assaba (Arabic: ولاية العصابة‎) is a region in southern Mauritania. Its capital is Kifa. Other major cities/towns include Guerou. The region borders the Mauritanian regions of Brakna and Tagant to the north, the Mauritanian region of Hodh El Gharbi to the east, Mali to the south, and the Mauritanian regions of Gorgol and Guidimaka to the west.

Departments of Assaba

Assaba is divided into 5 departments:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Regions of Mauritania. Statoids.com

See also[edit]


Coordinates: 16°36′N 11°55′W / 16.600°N 11.917°W / 16.600; -11.917