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Mauritania, formally known as the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, is situated in Sub-Saharan Africa, a subregion of the region Africa. Its capital city is Nouakchott. Mauritania is identified by various country codes. The ISO 3166-1-Alpha-2 code, commonly referred to as the 2-letter country code for Mauritania, is MR, while the ISO 3166-1-Alpha-3 code, known as the 3-letter country code, is MRT. Similarly, the ISO 3166-1 numeric code for Mauritania is 478. When connecting via phone, the dialing code for Mauritania is +222, which is essential for initiating calls to phone numbers in Mauritania. Online, websites in Mauritania are distinguished by the top-level domain (TLD) .mr, indicating their geographic origin. The currency utilized in Mauritania is the Ouguiya, denoted by the currency alphabetic code MRU. Commonly known as the Ouguiya, it is the primary currency for transactions within the country.

For a comprehensive reference encompassing major country codes, currency codes, and timezones relevant to Mauritania, please refer the tables below:

Country details

Formal namethe Islamic Republic of Mauritania
Sub regionSub-Saharan Africa

ISO Codes

ISO 3166-1 Alpha-2MR
ISO 3166-1 Alpha-3MRT
ISO 3166-1 Numeric478

Dialing Code

Dialing code+222

Other Country Codes

Top Level
License plate codeRIM
UN m49 code478
GAUL code159
MARC codemu
WMO codeMT
EDGAR codeO3
GS1 GTIN code-

Currency Codes

CurencyAlphabetic codeNumeric code


TimezoneOffset UTCOffset DSTTime
Africa / Abidjan+00:00+00:00
Africa / Nouakchott+00:00+00:00

Neighbouring countries

CountryCapitalISO codesDialing codeTLD
Flag of AlgeriaAlgeriaAlgiersDZ /
Flag of MaliMaliBamakoML /
Flag of SenegalSenegalDakarSN /
Flag of Western SaharaWestern SaharaEl-AaiunEH /

ISO 3166-2 Codes

Subdivision nameSubdivision categoryISO Code
Dakhlet NouâdhibouregionMR-08
Hodh ech CharguiregionMR-01
Hodh el GharbiregionMR-02
Nouakchott NordregionMR-14
Nouakchott OuestregionMR-13
Nouakchott SudregionMR-15
Nuwākshūţ al GharbīyahregionMR-13
Nuwākshūţ al JanūbīyahregionMR-15
Nuwākshūţ ash ShamālīyahregionMR-14
Tiris ZemmourregionMR-11



Mauritania is situated in Sub-Saharan Africa, which is a subregion of the continent of Africa.

Nouakchott serves as the capital of Mauritania.

The ISO 3166-1-Alpha-2, or two-letter country code, for Mauritania is MR, while the ISO 3166-1-Alpha-3, or three-letter country code, is MRT, and the ISO 3166-1 numeric code is 478. ISO, the International Organization for Standardization, is a global federation of national standards bodies.

The dialing code for Mauritania is +222.

The top-level domain (TLD) for Mauritania-specific internet addresses ends with .mr.

The currency code of Mauritania includes the currency alphabetic code MRU and the currency numeric code 929. The currency is referred to as the Ouguiya. ISO 4217 is a standard published by the International Organization for Standardization, defining alpha codes and numeric codes for representing currencies and providing information about the relationships between individual currencies and their minor units.

The license plate code for Mauritania is RIM.

The UN M49 code for Mauritania is 478. UN M49, or the Standard Country or Area Codes for Statistical Use, is a standard used by the United Nations for statistical purposes.

The GAUL code for Mauritania is 159. GAUL, or the Global Administrative Unit Layers, is a spatial database of administrative units for all countries worldwide. It is a project of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

The MARC code for Mauritania is mu. MARC, or machine-readable cataloging standards, are a set of digital formats for describing items cataloged by libraries, such as books, DVDs, and digital resources.

The FIPS code for Mauritania is MR. FIPS, or Federal Information Processing Standards, are publicly announced standards developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology for use in computer systems by non-military American government agencies and government contractors.

The WMO code for Mauritania is MT. WMO, or the World Meteorological Organization, is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for promoting international cooperation on atmospheric science, climatology, hydrology, and geophysics.

The IOC code for Mauritania is MTN. The International Olympic Committee uses three-letter abbreviation country codes to refer to each group of athletes that participate in the Olympic Games. Each geocode usually identifies a National Olympic Committee.

The EDGAR code for Mauritania is O3. EDGAR, or the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

The FIFA code for Mauritania is MTN. FIFA, or Fédration Internationale de Football Association (International Federation of Association Football), assigns a three-letter country code to each of its member and non-member countries as name abbreviations for countries and dependent areas in official competitions.