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Location of the administrative region of Brakna in Mauritania
Departments in Brakna

Brakna ( Arabic ولاية البراكنة, DMG Wilāyat al-Barākina ) is the third of the 13 administrative regions in Mauritania . In 2017, the region's population was estimated at 320,400.

Brakna is a comparatively small region in the southwest of the country and borders on Senegal , separated by the Senegal River , as well as the other regions of Tagant , Assaba and Gorgol .

The capital of the region is Aleg and another important city is Bogué . Brakna is divided into the five districts of Aleg , M'Bagne , Bababé , Boghé and Magta Lahjar .

Individual evidence

  1. Mauritania: Regions, Cities & Urban Places - Population Statistics in Maps and Tables. Retrieved May 15, 2018 .

Coordinates: 17 ° 9 ′  N , 13 ° 23 ′  W