Inchiri ( Arabic ولاية إينشيري, DMG Wilāyat Inšīrī ) is the ninth of the fifteen administrative regions of the West African state of Mauritania .
In the east Inchiri borders the Administrative Region of Adrar , in Trarza in the south and in Dakhlet Nouadhibou in the north and west. There is also a short stretch of coast to the Atlantic Ocean . The hardly populated region consists of sand and stone desert. At the 2017 census, it had a total of 22,800 inhabitants.
Inchiri consists of only one department called Akjoujt; The main town and only small town is Akjoujt , where copper is mined. In the oasis of Benichab (Bennichchab) there is a well with fossil water , which is bottled here and supplies Akjoujt with drinking water via a pipe.
- ↑ Statistiques Demographiques: Résultats du RGPH 2000 des Wilayas. ( Memento of December 9, 2013 in the Internet Archive ) République Islamique de Mauritanie
- ↑ Mauritania: Regions, Cities & Urban Places - Population Statistics in Maps and Tables. Retrieved May 15, 2018 .
Coordinates: 20 ° 5 ′ N , 15 ° 18 ′ W