Trarza Region

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Map of Mauritania showing Trarza

Trarza (Arabic: ولاية الترارزة‎) is a region in southwest Mauritania. Its capital is Rosso. Other major cities and towns include Mederdra and Boutilimit. The region borders the Mauritanian regions of Inchiri and Adrar to the north, Brakna to the east and Senegal to the south (to the west is the Atlantic Ocean). The Mauritanian capital, Nouakchott, and the capital district are geographically part of the region.

Departments of Trarza

Trarza is divided into 6 districts:

Geography[edit]

Trarza is traversed by the northwesterly line of equal latitude and longitude.

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 17°59′N 14°44′W / 17.983°N 14.733°W / 17.983; -14.733