Dakhlet Nouadhibou Region

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Dakhlet Nouadhibou
ولاية داخلت نواذيبو
Region of Mauritania
Mauritania-Dakhlet Nouadhibou.svg
Country  Mauritania
Departments
Capital Nouadhibou
Area
 • Total 22,300 km2 (8,600 sq mi)
Population (2000[1])
 • Total 75,976
 • Density 3.4/km2 (8.8/sq mi)
Dakhlet Nouadhibou department

Dakhlet Nouadhibou (Arabic: ولاية داخلت نواذيبو‎) is the western-most region of Mauritania. Its capital is Nouadhibou. The region borders Western Sahara to the north, the Mauritanian region of Inchiri to the east and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. The region contains Mauritania's part of the Cabo Blanco peninsula.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Regions of Mauritania. Statoids.com

Coordinates: 20°57′N 16°14′W / 20.950°N 16.233°W / 20.950; -16.233