List of cities in Mauritania

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This is a list of cities in Mauritania by population. All settlements with a population over 10,000 are listed.

Cities in Mauritania
Rank Name Population Region
Transcription Arabic 1988 Census 2000 Census 2000 2005 estimate
1 Nouakchott انواكشوط 393,325 558,195 719,167 Nouakchott
2 Nouadhibou انواديبو 59,198 72,337 89,772 Dakhlet Nouadhibou
3 Rosso روصو 27,783 48,922 59,592 Trarza
4 Adel Bagrou عدل بكرو 6,020 36,007 58,429 Hodh Ech Chargui
5 Boghé بوكى 12,557 37,531 49,089 Brakna
6 Kiffa كيفة 29,292 32,716 40,281 Assaba
7 Zouérat ازويرات 25,892 33,929 37,977 Tiris Zemmour
8 Kaédi كيهيدي 30,515 34,227 37,616 Gorgol
9 Boû Gâdoûm بوكادوم N/A 29,045 32,749 Hodh Ech Chargui
10 Boutilimit بوتلميت 14,545 22,257 27,170 Trarza
11 Atar أطار 21,366 24,021 25,728 Adrar
12 Bareina N/A 22,041 24,852 Trarza
13 Ghabou N/A 21,700 24,467 Guidimaka
14 Hamoud N/A 20,867 23,528 Assaba
15 Mâl مال N/A 20,488 23,101 Brakna
16 Nbeika N/A 18,310 20,645 Tagant
17 Gouraye N/A 18,073 20,378 Guidimaka
18 Timbédra تنبدغة N/A N/A 23,762 Hodh Ech Chargui
19 Magta Lahjar مقطع الحجار N/A N/A 22,521 Brakna
20 Guerou كرو 9,665 15,589 20,167 Assaba
21 Soudoud N/A 16,392 18,482 Tagant
22 Sélibaby سيلبابي 11,530 15,289 18,424 Guidimaka
23 Voum Legleite N/A 15.700 17.702 Gorgol
24 Legceïba N/A 14,908 16,809 Gorgol
25 Boû Steïlé بوصطيلة N/A 14,904 16,804 Hodh Ech Chargui
26 Sangrave صنكرافة N/A 14,303 16,127 Brakna
27 Tintane الطينطان N/A N/A 16,067 Hodh El Gharbi
28 Néma النعمة 15,747 13,759 15,310 Hodh Ech Chargui
29 Aleg آلاك 9,635 12,898 15,211 Brakna
30 Tidjikdja تجكجة 10,904 13,532 14,751 Tagant
31 Oualata ولاتة N/A 11,779 12,777 Hodh Ech Chargui
32 Ayoûn el-Atroûs العيون 12,445 11,867 12,635 Hodh El Gharbi
33 Bababé بابابى N/A N/A 11,507 Brakna
34 Akjoujt اكجوجت N/A N/A 11,235 Inchiri
35 Chagar شكار N/A N/A 10,437 Brakna

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