ISO 3166-2:MR

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ISO 3166-2:MR is the entry for Mauritania in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.

Currently for Mauritania, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 1 district and 12 regions. The district Nouakchott is the capital of the country and has special status equal to the regions.

Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is MR, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Mauritania. The second part is either of the following:

  • three letters: district
  • two digits (01–12): regions

Current codes[edit]

Subdivision names are listed as in the ISO 3166-2 standard published by the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency (ISO 3166/MA).

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Code Subdivision name Subdivision category
MR-NKC Nouakchott district
MR-07 Adrar region
MR-03 Assaba region
MR-05 Brakna region
MR-08 Dakhlet Nouâdhibou region
MR-04 Gorgol region
MR-10 Guidimaka region
MR-01 Hodh ech Chargui region
MR-02 Hodh el Gharbi region
MR-12 Inchiri region
MR-09 Tagant region
MR-11 Tiris Zemmour region
MR-06 Trarza region

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