Country Profile

Islamic Republic of Mauritania
(al-Jumhūriyyah al-ʾIslāmiyyah al-Mūrītāniyyah)

Key Facts

Date of Independence:
28 November 1960
Capital City:
Total Area Ranking:
29 of 236 in the World
Population Size Ranking:
135 of 242 in the World

The Country


Details to be added.

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National History

Summary Narrative History

Timeline – Key Dates in Mauritania History

Further National Information

BBC News Profile: Mauritania
wikipedia: Mauritania
wikipedia: History of Mauritania


Text to be added on the development of aviation in Mauritania.


Civil Aircraft Registrations

During the French colonial era, civil aircraft based in Mauritania used the registration sequence F-Oxxx 1929-1960. After independence the prefix 5T-xxx was adopted.

All-time Mauritania – civil aircraft register (5T-aaa).
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Aircraft Operators

Military Air Arms

Air Force (Force Aerienne Islamique de Mauritanie)

Central Government Agencies

Government Aviation (Government Aviation Unit)

Public Service Aviation

Medical Aviation – no EMS/rescue helicopter service
Gendarmerie Aviation (Gendarmerie Nationale) – no aviation unit
Police Aviation (Police Nationale) – no aviation unit

Commercial Aviation

Air Mauritania

wikipedia: Airlines of Mauritania
The World’s Airlines: Mauritania

Private Aviation

To be added


Aircraft Manufacturers

None at present.

Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots

None known.


Civil Airports & Airfields

Airports in Mauritania

Military Air Bases & Airfields

Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.

On Show

Aviation Museums

None at present

Airshow Dates

Key Airshow Dates

More Information

Aviation-Related Magazines

None known.

Aviation Bibliography

To be added

Web Links

To be added.

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