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Mauritania is the least developed and poorest country in northwest Africa. Geographically part of the Maghreb, Mauritania borders Algeria, Senegal and Mali, along with the disputed territory of Western Sahara.
Popular destinations: Nouadhibou, Choum and Nouakchott

Coastal Mauritania is a region of Mauritania. Coastal Mauritania extends the length of the approximately 754-kilometer-long Atlantic coastline.
Popular destinations: Nouadhibou, Nouakchott and Banc d'Arguin National Park

Saharan Mauritania is a region of Mauritania. This region makes up the northern two-thirds of the country.
Popular destinations: Choum, Atar and Chinguetti

Sahelian Mauritania is a region of Mauritania. This semi-arid region extends south of Saharan Mauritania to of the Senegal River Valley on the borders with Senegal and Mali.

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