Presidential Palace (Mauritania)

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Presidential Palace is the presidential palace for the President of Mauritania, located in Nouakchott. It is located in the centre of the city and is by far the most prominent landmark in the city, set in extensive gardens and grounds. It lies just to the northwest of the Lebanese International University, adjacent to the US embassy.[1] To the south is the headquarters of the Central Bank of Mauritania. It was built by the Chinese.[2]


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  2. ^ Palin, Michael; Pao, Basil (16 June 2005). Sahara. Macmillan. pp. 85–. ISBN 978-0-312-30543-7. Retrieved 11 March 2011. 

Coordinates: 18°5′39″N 15°58′15″W / 18.09417°N 15.97083°W / 18.09417; -15.97083