Atar Department

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Atar
أطار
Department
Mauritania Atar Department.png
Country  Mauritania
Region Adrar Region
Capital Atar
Area
 • Total 26,250 km2 (10,140 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 38,877
 • Density 1.5/km2 (3.8/sq mi)
Time zone +0 (UTC+0)

Atar is a department of the Adrar Region in western Mauritania. [1] The capital lies at Atar. The other villages in the department are Agui, Anguenni, Azougui, Choum, Ksar Trchane, Tachot, and TaÏzent.

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Coordinates: 20°31′N 13°03′W / 20.517°N 13.050°W / 20.517; -13.050

Palm tres near the town of Atar.