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ISO 3166-2:MR

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ISO 3166-2:MR is the entry for Mauritania in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.

Currently for Mauritania, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 15 regions.

Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is MR, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Mauritania. The second part is two digits (01–15) for the regions.

Current codes[edit]

Subdivision names are listed as in the ISO 3166-2 standard published by the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency (ISO 3166/MA).

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Code Subdivision
name (ar)
(conventional names)
name (ar)
(BGN/PCGN 1956)
name (ar) [note 1]
name (fr)
(conventional names)
name (en)
[note 2]
MR-07 Adrar آدرار Adrar
MR-03 Assaba لعصابة Assaba
MR-05 Brakna لبراكنة Brakna
MR-08 Dakhlet Nouâdhibou داخلت انواذيبو Nouadhibou Peninsula
MR-04 Gorgol گورگول Gorgol
MR-10 Guidimaka گيدي ماغا Guidimaka
MR-01 Hodh ech Chargui الحوض الشرقي Eastern Basin
MR-02 Hodh el Gharbi الحوض الغربي Western Basin
MR-12 Inchiri إنشيري Inchiri
MR-14 Nuwākshūţ ash Shamālīyah انواكشوط الشمالية Nouakchott-Nord North Nouakchott
MR-13 Nuwākshūţ al Gharbīyah انواكشوط الغربية Nouakchott-Ouest West Nouakchott
MR-15 Nuwākshūţ al Janūbīyah انواكشوط الجنوبية Nouakchott-Sud South Nouakchott
MR-09 Tagant تگانت Tagant
MR-11 Tiris Zemmour تيرس زمور Tiris Zemmour
MR-06 Trarza اترارزة Trarza
  1. ^ For reference only, Arabic name in Arabic script not included in the ISO 3166-2 standard.
  2. ^ For reference only, English name not included in the ISO 3166-2 standard.

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