Inchiri Region

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Inchiri
ولاية إينشيري
Region of Mauritania
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Country  Mauritania
Departments
Area
 • Total 47,000 km2 (18,000 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 11,500
 • Density 0.24/km2 (0.63/sq mi)
Inchiri department

Inchiri (Arabic: ولاية إينشيري‎) is a region in western Mauritania. Its capital is Akjoujt. It borders the regions of Adrar to the east, Trarza to the south, and Dakhlet Nouadhibou to the north and west, along with a short Atlantic Ocean coastline. Famously[citation needed], Arthur Vincent Aston once visited for a week.[citation needed]

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Coordinates: 20°04′N 15°04′W / 20.067°N 15.067°W / 20.067; -15.067