Ayoun el Atrous
|Ayoun el Atrous|
Rural Ayoun el Atrous
|Region||Hodh El Gharbi|
|Elevation||259 m (850 ft)|
Ayoun al Atrous (also known as Aioun el Atrouss) (Arabic: عيون العتروس) is a town in southern Mauritania. It is located at around . It is the capital of Hodh El Gharbi region. The city is served by the Aioun el Atrouss Airport, 6 kilometres (4 mi) north-west of the city. The town is located in the southern area of the Aoukar, a former lake basin.
Ayoun al Atrous was one of the stops in the 2007 Dakar Rally.
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