Nouakchott Ouest

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Basic data
Greater Region: Mauritania
Status: region
Residents : 165.814
Area : 146 km²
Nouakchott in Mauritania (special marker) .svg

Nouakchott-Ouest (Nouakchott-West, Arabic نواكشوط الغربية, DMG Nawākšūṭ al-Ġarbiyya ) is an administrative region in Mauritania . It consists of the three northwestern departments of the capital Nouakchott : Ksar , Sebkha and Teāvragh-Zeina . The administrative seat is in Tevragh-Zeina and the presidential palace is in the area of ​​the region. The region borders on the Ouad Naga department of the Trarza region to the north . The main traffic artery is the N2 , which runs north along the coast. In the southeast, the N1 forms part of the border with the Nouakchott Nord region .

Nouakchott-West was not established until November 25, 2014 when the Nouakchott region was divided into three new regions. wālī or governor is Mahi Ould Hamed , who had previously been governor of the entire Nouakchott region.

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Gwillim Law: Regions of Mauritania . Retrieved June 14, 2015.
  2. .
  3. Mauritanie: la capitale Nouakchott, sera découpée en trois wilayas . Alakhbar. November 26, 2014. Retrieved June 14, 2015.
  4. Les trois wali de Nouakchott connus . le calame. December 12, 2014. Accessed June 14, 2015.

Coordinates: 18 ° 6 ′  N , 16 ° 0 ′  W