|Region of Mauritania|
|• Total||13,600 km2 (5,300 sq mi)|
|Population (2013 census)|
|• Density||25/km2 (64/sq mi)|
Gorgol (Arabic: ولاية كركول) is a region in southern Mauritania. Its capital is Kaédi and the Gorgol River forms parts of the landscape. Other major cities/towns include Mbout and Maghama. The region borders the Mauritanian regions of Brakna and Assaba to the north, the Mauritanian region of Guidimaka to the south-east and Senegal to the south-west. The Senegal River runs along the region's border with Senegal.
Gorgol is divided into 4 departments:
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