Nouakchott, Mauritania, City Profile

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Adventures of Mauritania: Nouakchott __ "Nouakchott was constructed for 15,000, back in 1958. Now there are 600,000 people living here. This extreme growth has nothing to do with economical growth. It's the recurring droughts in Sahara the last 10-20 years, that have forced young people, families and small communities into leaving their traditional ways of living." A good overview of the city. - illustrated - From lexicorient.com - http://lexicorient.com/mauritania/nouakch.htm

City Map of Nouakschott  __ You will find an interactive map with zoom, directional and satellite features. - illustrated - From world66.com - http://www.world66.com/lib/map/handle?loc=africa|mauritania|nouakchott

EO Newsroom: New Images - Nouakchott, Mauritania __ "This city may be slowly obliterated by nature—not by creeping green vines run amok, but by creeping dunes of sand." Learn how and why. - illustrated - From nasa.gov - http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17168

 

Nouakchott __ "...translation from Berber "The place of the winds"... is the capital and by far the largest city of Mauritania..." You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nouakchott
 
Nouakschott Airport - Airport Fact Sheet __ Basic airport information and flight information. - from farecompare.com - http://www.farecompare.com/flights/Nouakchott_Airport-NKC/airport.html

Nouakchott.biz __ "...provides information about the city to residents, local businesses and visitors." You will find statistics, business information, social information and much more. - illustrated - From nouakchott.biz - http://nouakchott.biz/

Nouakchott Photos __ You will find a collection of galleries and individual photo images. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://search.pbase.com/search?q=nouakchott&begin=10

Nouakschott Travel Guide __ You will find information about Nouakschott travel, including photos and reviews. - illustrated - From world66.com - http://www.world66.com/africa/mauritania/nouakchott

Port of Nouakchott, Mauritania __ Resources about the Port of Nouakschott. - From portfocus.com - http://portfocus.com/mauritania/nouakchott/index.html

What is Nouakchott city profile? __ You will find a brief article about the city. - illustrated - From quezi.com - http://quezi.com/5794  
 

 

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