Offers On Holidays

Mauritania - Package, last minute and luxury holidays in Mauritania

Mauritania - Lastminute and Luxury Holidays


Click here for holiday offers

Get the holiday to Mauritania you want and get a great deal from online UK travel agents (ABTA and ATOL registered).

Mauritania (Arabic: ????????? Muritaniyyah), officially the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, is a country in northwest Africa. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the west, by Senegal on the south-west, by Mali on the east and south-east, by Algeria on the north-east, and by Moroccan-annexed territory of Western Sahara on the north-west. It is named after the ancient Berber kingdom of Mauretania. The capital and largest city is Nouakchott, located on the Atlantic coast.

Geography of Mauritania

At 397,929 mi² (1,030,700 km²[3]), Mauritania is the world's 29th-largest country (after Bolivia). It is comparable in size to Egypt.

Mauritania is generally flat, its 1,030,700 square kilometers (397,850 sq mi) forming vast, arid plains broken by occasional ridges and clifflike outcroppings. A series of scarps face southwest, longitudinally bisecting these plains in the center of the country. The scarps also separate a series of sandstone plateaus, the highest of which is the Adrar Plateau, reaching an elevation of 500 meters (1,640 ft). Spring-fed oases lie at the foot of some of the scarps. Isolated peaks, often rich in minerals, rise above the plateaus; the smaller peaks are called guelbs and the larger ones kedias. The concentric Guelb er Richat (also known as the Richat Structure) is a prominent feature of the north-central region. Kediet Ijill, near the city of Zouīrāt, has an elevation of 1,000 meters (3,280 ft) and is the highest peak.

Information provided by Wikipedia

Flights to Mauritania | Car Rental | Resorts and Hotels

Book Your Holiday To Mauritania From:

eBookers - Offers everything for the traveller inc flight, accommodation and holidays.
Airline Network - For flight offers to Mauritania and Africa
Opodo - For flights, hotels, car rental and package holidays
Expedia - Book cheap package holidays, luxury holidays and last minute holidays today.