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About the Embassy

The Embassy

The American Embassy is composed of various sections that work to improve political, economic, and cultural relations between Mauritania and the United States.  In each office's web page you will find a more detailed description of their contribution to the mission's work, along with related information, links, and relevant resources.

Contact Information

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    U.S. Embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania
    Phone: 222-4525-2660 or 2663
    Fax: 222-4525-1592
    Street Address:  288, rue 42-100, (rue Abdallaye)
    Mailing Address: BP 222, Nouakchott, Mauritania
    Email Address:

Hours of Operations

  • - Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
    - Friday 8 a.m. to 12: 00 a.m.

    Mauritania is either +4 or +5 hours ahead of East Coast time depending on whether Daylight Savings is in effect.