Guidimaka Region

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Guidimaka
ولاية كيدي ماغة
Region of Mauritania
Mauritania-Guidimaka.svg
Country  Mauritania
Departments
Capital Sélibaby
Area
 • Total 10,300 km2 (4,000 sq mi)
Population (2000[1])
 • Total 186,697
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)

Guidimaka (Arabic: ولاية كيدي ماغة‎) is the southern-most region of Mauritania. Its capital is Sélibaby. The region borders the Mauritanian region of Assaba to the north-east, Mali to the south-east, Senegal to the south-west and the Mauritanian Gorgol Region to the west.[2]

Departments of Guidimaka

Guidimaka is divided into 2 departments:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Regions of Mauritania. Statoids.com
  2. ^ Anthony G. Pazzanita Historical dictionary of Mauritania, Scarecrow Press, Lanham (Maryland) ; Toronto, Plymouth (UK), 2008 (3rd ed.), p. 231-232 ISBN 978-0-8108-5596-0
  • Une Region enclavee: Le Guidimakha. Le Programme Gestion des Ressources Naturelles (ProGRN), German Ministry of Cooperation/Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit. Retrieved 2010-03-03.
  • Guidimaka Region. Tourism Portal, Office National du Tourisme (ONT) Mauritania. Retrieved 2010-03-03.

Coordinates: 15°23′N 12°21′W / 15.383°N 12.350°W / 15.383; -12.350