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Mauritania: Administrative Division

Contents: Departments and Communes

The population of the departments and communes of Mauritania by census years.

NameNativeStatusPopulation
Census
2000-11-01
Population
Census
2013-03-25
Aïoun El AtroussلعيونDepartment46,27365,237
Aïoun El AtroussلعيونAgricultural Urban Commune11,86724,199
BeneamaneبنعمانRural Commune4,6053,045
DoueirareادويرارهRural Commune8,11911,465
EgjertاكجرتRural Commune6,9146,571
N'SavenniانصفنيRural Commune5,3656,358
Oum Lahyadام لحياظRural Commune7,13910,997
Ten HamadiتنحمادRural Commune2,2642,602
AkjoujtاكجوجتDepartment11,50019,639
AkjoujtاكجوجتUrban Commune7,90414,543
BennechabبنشابIndustrial and Commercial Urban Commune3,5965,096
AlegالاكDepartment66,262101,512
AghchorguittاغشوركيتAgricultural Urban Commune9,18810,156
AlegالاكAgricultural Urban Commune12,89821,748
BouhdidaبوحديدهAgricultural Urban Commune10,82819,670
CheggarشكارAgricultural Urban Commune9,9649,180
DjellwarجلوارRural Commune2,8967,457
MalمالAgricultural Urban Commune20,48833,301
AmourjامرجDepartment70,08994,559
Adel Bagrouعدل بكروAgricultural Urban Commune36,00747,829
AmourjامرجAgricultural Urban Commune5,0376,389
BougadoumبوكادومAgricultural Urban Commune29,04540,341
AoujeftأوجفتDepartment20,18112,997
AoujeftأوجفتAgricultural Urban Commune6,0193,809
El MedahالمداحRural Commune5,8153,900
MaedenالمعدنRural Commune5,7743,693
N'TerguentإنتيركنتRural Commune2,5731,595
AtarأطارDepartment38,96238,877
Aïn Ehel Tayaعين اهل الطايعAgricultural Urban Commune5,6534,432
AtarأطارAgricultural Urban Commune24,02126,144
ChoumشومIndustrial and Commercial Urban Commune2,7352,049
TawazالطوازAgricultural Urban Commune6,5536,252
BababéبابابيDepartment33,67237,251
Aéré M'Barهاير امبارAgricultural Urban Commune13,72216,270
BababéبابابيAgricultural Urban Commune11,80212,883
El VeraeالفرعRural Commune8,1488,098
BarkewolباركيولDepartment62,23879,901
BarkewolباركيولAgricultural Urban Commune6,3038,902
Bou LahrathبلحراثAgricultural Urban Commune7,7119,991
DaghvegدغفكAgricultural Urban Commune7,05810,162
El GhabraالغبرهAgricultural Urban Commune12,76315,480
GueverكلليرAgricultural Urban Commune5,1615,417
LaweissiلعويسيAgricultural Urban Commune11,09513,781
LebhirلبحيرCommune5,8327,394
R'DheidhiارظيظيعAgricultural Urban Commune6,3158,774
BassikounouباسكنوDepartment35,73488,432
BassikounouباسكنوAgricultural Urban Commune7,85610,561
DharاظهرRural Commune9,2846,663
El MegveالمكفهRural Commune7,6125,281
FassaleفصالهAgricultural Urban Commune10,98265,927
Birmogurenبير أمكرينDepartment2,7613,897
Birmogurenبير أمكرينCommune2,7613,897
BoghéبوكيDepartment63,12372,242
BoghéبوكيAgricultural Urban Commune37,53142,759
Dar El Aviyaدار العافيةRural Commune3,6194,329
Dar El Barkaدار البركهAgricultural Urban Commune12,35312,667
Ould Biramولد بيرمRural Commune9,62012,487
BoumdeidبومديدDepartment8,7047,917
BoumdeidبومديدAgricultural Urban Commune4,6113,189
Hsey Tinاحسي الطينRural Commune1,8221,749
LaftahلفطحRural Commune2,2712,979
BoutilimitبتلميتDepartment56,56063,193
AjouirآجويرRural Commune4,4135,061
BoutilimitبتلميتAgricultural Urban Commune22,25726,926
Elb Adressعلب آدرسRural Commune3,4275,012
El MoyesserالميسرRural Commune2,4052,644
NebaghiyaالنباغيةRural Commune8,1656,392
N'TeichetانتيشطRural Commune9,7179,816
TenghadiتنغدجRural Commune6,1767,342
ChamiالشاميDepartment4,6772,657
ChamiالشاميCommune...51
NouamgharانوامغارRural Commune4,1511,949
TmeimichattاتميمشاتRural Commune526657
ChinguettiشنقيطDepartment6,7046,811
Aïn Savraالعين الصفراءRural Commune1,9932,011
ChinguettiشنقيطAgricultural Urban Commune4,7114,800
DjiguenniجكنيDepartment44,10059,614
Aoueinat Ezbelاعوينات ازبلAgricultural Urban Commune6,8739,644
BeneamaneبنعمانRural Commune4,4664,861
DjiguenniجكنيAgricultural Urban Commune10,86213,960
El MabroukالمبروكRural Commune5,8388,793
FeirenniافيرنيRural Commune6,4279,399
Ghlig Ehl Beyeاغليك اهل بيRural Commune4,5645,920
Ksar El Barkaكصر البركهRural Commune5,0707,037
F'DerickافديركDepartment4,4314,715
F'DerickافديركCommune4,4314,715
GuerouكروDepartment31,48044,870
El GhayraالغايرهAgricultural Urban Commune5,3836,444
GuerouكروAgricultural Urban Commune15,58925,368
KamourكامورAgricultural Urban Commune5,9088,263
Oudey Jridاويد اجريدAgricultural Urban Commune4,6004,795
KaédiكيهيديDepartment86,836121,726
DjewolجولAgricultural Urban Commune11,53214,425
GankiكنكيRural Commune4,9027,294
KaédiكيهيديAgricultural Urban Commune34,22749,152
Lexeiba 1لكصيبه1Agricultural Urban Commune14,90822,453
Néré Waloنير والوRural Commune8,02410,366
Tifondé Civéتفندي سيفهAgricultural Urban Commune7,0598,097
TokomadjiتوكوماجيRural Commune6,1849,939
KankossaكنكوصةDepartment63,06482,495
Blajmilابلا اجميلRural Commune12,93118,080
HamedهامدAgricultural Urban Commune20,86725,916
KankossaكنكوصةAgricultural Urban Commune11,08315,236
SaniسانيRural Commune8,9289,295
TenahaتناهاRural Commune9,25513,968
KeurmacenكرمسينDepartment28,97726,760
KeurmacenكرمسينAgricultural Urban Commune6,4084,898
M'BalelامبللAgricultural Urban Commune14,12915,647
NdiagoانجاكوAgricultural Urban Commune8,4406,215
KiffaكيفهDepartment76,779110,714
AghorattأغورطRural Commune13,75818,358
El MelgueالملكRural Commune10,59210,747
KiffaكيفهIndustrial and Commercial Urban Commune32,71660,005
KouroudjelكورجلRural Commune3,7713,827
LegraneلكرانAgricultural Urban Commune11,86713,157
NouamlineانواملينRural Commune4,0754,620
KobenniكوبنيDepartment71,44092,690
Gougui ZemmalكوكيRural Commune8,97813,125
Hassi Ehl Ahmed Bechneحاسي أهل أحمد بشنهRural Commune12,10014,107
KobenniكوبنيAgricultural Urban Commune6,29111,833
LeghligلغليكRural Commune8,7989,968
MobidougouمدبوكوRural Commune12,67716,550
TimzineتيمزينAgricultural Urban Commune13,13614,187
VoulaniyaالفلانيةRural Commune9,46012,920
MaghamaمقامةDepartment45,50168,465
Beilouguet Litameبيلكت ليتامRural Commune2,3664,152
DawضوRural Commune5,1997,050
Dolol CivéدولولRural Commune3,3185,072
MaghamaمقامةAgricultural Urban Commune11,36716,102
SagnéصانييRural Commune6,00510,820
ToulelتوللRural Commune6,0948,604
Vréa Litamaفرع ليتامRural Commune2,3194,639
Wali DjantangواليRural Commune8,83312,026
Magta-Lahjarمكطع لحجارDepartment47,28857,672
DjonabaجونابهAgricultural Urban Commune10,44911,019
Magta-Lahjarمكطع لحجارAgricultural Urban Commune12,11718,616
Ouad Emourواد أمورRural Commune10,41911,941
SangravéصنكرافهAgricultural Urban Commune14,30316,096
M'BagneامبانيDepartment36,66143,600
BagodineباكودينRural Commune8,93311,263
Edbaye El Hijajدباي الحجاجRural Commune6,9587,489
M'BagneامبانيAgricultural Urban Commune10,38311,859
NiabinaانيابينAgricultural Urban Commune10,38712,989
M'BoutامبودDepartment77,816102,502
Chelkhet Tiyabشلخت التيابRural Commune6,1748,306
Diadjibine GandégaانجاجبنيRural Commune6,42010,597
Edbaye Ehl Guelayeأ.أهل كلايRural Commune10,22011,475
Foum Gleitaفم لكليتهAgricultural Urban Commune15,70022,531
LahrachلحرشRural Commune6,62210,280
M'BoutامبودAgricultural Urban Commune8,89911,407
SouveسوفهRural Commune6,7437,296
Terguent Ehl Moulaye Elyتا, مولاي اعلRural Commune8,2949,645
TikobraتيكوبراRural Commune8,74410,965
MederdraالمذرذرهDepartment30,42430,440
Bei Taouressابير التورسRural Commune2,7441,998
El KhatالخطRural Commune5,9265,783
MederdraالمذرذرهAgricultural Urban Commune6,8587,421
TaguilaletالتاكيلالتRural Commune2,7262,659
Tiguent El JedidتكنتAgricultural Urban Commune12,17012,579
MonguelمونكلDepartment32,55843,224
Azgueilem TiyabازكيلمAgricultural Urban Commune9,05612,949
BakhelبكلAgricultural Urban Commune7,67710,314
Bathet Moitبطحت ميتAgricultural Urban Commune5,4156,352
Melzem Teichetملزم تيشطRural Commune5,5157,599
MonguelمونكلAgricultural Urban Commune4,8956,010
MoudjeriaالمجريةDepartment36,67641,738
MoudjeriaالمجريةAgricultural Urban Commune1,9742,148
NbeikaانبيكهAgricultural Urban Commune18,31020,766
SoudoudالسدودAgricultural Urban Commune16,39218,824
N'Beiket Lehwachانبيكت لحواشDepartment...8,860
N'Beiket LehwachCommune...8,860
NémaالنعمهDepartment63,37787,048
AchemimeآشميمRural Commune3,0122,554
AgoueinitآكوينبتRural Commune7,12510,190
BangouبنكوRural Commune7,46010,157
BeribavarبيريبافاتRural Commune3,1473,845
El MabroukالمبروكRural Commune4,2484,879
Hassi Etileحاسي أتيلRural Commune5,6775,950
JerifاجريفRural Commune4,4015,078
NémaالنعمهAgricultural Urban Commune13,75921,979
NoualأنوالAgricultural Urban Commune2,5453,969
Oum Avnadechأم آفنادشRural Commune12,00318,447
NouadhibouانواذيبوDepartment74,839121,122
BoulenouarبولنوارAgricultural Urban Commune1,2682,619
InalانالRural Commune1,234336
NouadhibouانواذيبوIndustrial and Commercial Urban Commune72,337118,167
NouakchottنواكشوطCapital District558,195958,399
AraffatعرفاتCity District102,169175,969
Dar Naïmدار النعيمCity District61,089144,043
El MinaالميناءCity District95,011132,674
KsarلكصرCity District43,53147,233
RiyadhالرياضCity District42,413117,030
SebkhaالسبخةCity District63,47472,245
Tevragh Zeinaت.زينهCity District48,09346,336
TeyarethتيارتCity District46,35178,828
ToujounineتوجنينCity District56,064144,041
OuadaneوادانDepartment3,6953,973
OuadaneوادانAgricultural Urban Commune3,6953,973
Ouad Nagaواد الناقةDepartment26,25423,698
AouleigattاوليكاتRural Commune8,4678,330
El AriyeالعريةRural Commune7,4966,153
Ouad Nagaواد الناقةAgricultural Urban Commune10,2919,215
OualataولاتهDepartment11,77913,086
OualataولاتهAgricultural Urban Commune11,77913,086
Ould Yengéولد ينجDepartment49,39668,341
BouanzéبوعنزRural Commune6,90511,047
BoullyلعبليAgricultural Urban Commune11,07314,906
DaforالدافوعAgricultural Urban Commune11,59315,844
LahrajلحرجAgricultural Urban Commune6,3607,526
LeaweinatلعويناتRural Commune2,8813,852
Ould Yengéولد ينجAgricultural Urban Commune4,9356,688
TektakeالتكتاكةRural Commune5,6498,478
R'KizاركيزDepartment70,45170,956
BareinaبرينهRural Commune14,98714,472
BoutalhayeبطلحايهRural Commune10,5029,447
Lexeiba 2لكصيبه2Rural Commune12,23312,973
R'KizاركيزAgricultural Urban Commune10,68811,617
TékaneانتيكانAgricultural Urban Commune22,04122,447
RossoروصوDepartment55,55457,726
Jedr El Moubghuenجدر المحكنAgricultural Urban Commune6,6326,700
RossoروصوIndustrial and Commercial Urban Commune48,92251,026
SélibabiسيليبابيDepartment128,311198,688
AjarاجارAgricultural Urban Commune11,33114,357
ArrعرAgricultural Urban Commune12,23217,085
BaydamباديامRural Commune9,23413,430
GhabouقابوAgricultural Urban Commune21,70034,924
GourayeكوريAgricultural Urban Commune18,07326,142
Hassi Cheggarحاس شكارAgricultural Urban Commune10,93620,265
Ould M'Bonnyولد امبنيRural Commune5,1287,697
SélibabiسيليبابيAgricultural Urban Commune15,28929,786
SouviالصوفيRural Commune5,0916,653
TachottاتاشوطAgricultural Urban Commune9,43815,099
WompouوابوAgricultural Urban Commune9,85913,250
TamchekettتامشكطDepartment30,76039,013
El MabroukالمبروكRural Commune2,6233,644
Guetae Teidoumeكيعت التيدومهRural Commune7,7249,138
RadhiالراظيRural Commune7,9379,575
SavaالصفاRural Commune10,56113,864
TamchekettتامشكطAgricultural Urban Commune1,9152,792
TichittتيشيتDepartment4,6274,349
LekhchebلخشبRural Commune1,4691,942
TichittتيشيتAgricultural Urban Commune3,1582,407
TidjikdjaتجكجةDepartment35,31734,875
Boubacar Ben Amerببكر بن عامرRural Commune6,1416,879
El WahattالواحاتAgricultural Urban Commune5,4334,106
LehseiraلحصيرهRural Commune3,6212,816
TensighالتنسيقRural Commune6,5906,781
TidjikdjaتجكجةAgricultural Urban Commune13,53214,293
TimbedraتمبدغهDepartment56,52179,069
BousteilleبواصطيلهAgricultural Urban Commune14,90420,327
Hassi M'Hadiحاسي امهاديRural Commune10,68813,948
Koumbi Salehكومبي صالحAgricultural Urban Commune9,34611,064
TimbedraتمبدغهAgricultural Urban Commune11,39017,832
TouilاطويلCommune10,19315,898
TintaneالطينطانDepartment63,68397,169
Aïn Farbaعين فربهRural Commune7,67711,728
Aweinatt ThallلعويناتRural Commune9,11411,618
DevaaالدفعهRural Commune8,60710,668
EghargharأغرغارRural Commune8,8209,247
Hassi Abdallahحاسي عبد اللهRural Commune3,2103,779
LehreijatلحريجاتRural Commune8,46613,915
TintaneالطينطانAgricultural Urban Commune9,93821,736
TouilاطويلAgricultural Urban Commune7,85114,478
ZouerateازويراتDepartment33,92944,649
ZouerateازويراتIndustrial and Commercial Urban Commune33,92944,649
Mauritanie [Mauritania]موريتانياIslamic Republic2,508,1593,537,368

Source: Office National de la Statistique, Mauretanie (web).

Explanation: Area figures are calculated by using geospatial data.