in Wilaya du Trarza, Mauritania

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
16.514 and -15.805 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 16° 30' 49" and W -15° 48' 18"
Currency and Currency Code:
Ouguiya - MRO
Spoken languages:
Arabic, French, Wolof
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:33 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Nouakchott
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:27 am and 7:06 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-15.400 and 166.017 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
This place on Wikipedia
This place on
Current travel safety evaluation for Mauritania in Western Africa

Safety Score: 3,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Mauritania.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Mauritania. Last Update: 2020-02-17 07:21:47

Delve into Rosso

Rosso in Wilaya du Trarza with it's 48,922 habitants is a town located in Mauritania about 1,569 mi (or 2,525 km) north-west of , the country's capital town.

Time in Rosso is now 05:33 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nouakchott with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 9 airports closer to Rosso, of which one is a larger airport. The closest is airport we know is Richard Toll Airport in Senegal in a distance of 12 mi (or 19 km). The closest airport in Mauritania is Boutilimit Airport in a distance of 102 mi (or 19 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary in Senegal at a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Saint-Louis, Louga, Arafat, Tevragh Zeina and Dar Naim. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 36°C / 97 °F

Morning Temperature 36°C / 97 °F
Evening Temperature 36°C / 97 °F
Night Temperature 31°C / 88 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 6%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 95% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Tuesday, 18th of February 2020

36°C (97 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Broken clouds, fresh breeze.

Wednesday, 19th of February 2020

36°C (97 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Thursday, 20th of February 2020

37°C (98 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Few clouds, moderate breeze.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Promotion de la part du projet APRAO d'une approche collaborative innovante

Published: April 19, 2013
Length: 28:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the Unit

M. Alioune Ould Owback est le Président de l'Inteprofessionnelle de semences et Plants en Mauritanie. Il explique comment la détermination du projet APRAO et l'efficacité du modèle de collabora...

Aminata Touré Ministre Justice Invite rédaction Africa7 avec Thomas Ayissi

Published: September 23, 2013
Length: 19:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Thomas Ayissi

Barka CISSE - APR Matam dans LA RETRO de la semaine du 6 OCTOBRE 2013 sur Africa7

Published: October 06, 2013
Length: 59:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Thomas Ayissi

Première diffusion dans les sessions d'information de dimanche 6 octobre 2013 (7h45-8h, 12h30-12h45, 19h45) sur Africa7.

Paysages d'Afrique

Published: July 07, 2018
Length: 28:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Guisse Baba

Guisse Baba.

Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Rosso is the major city of south-western Mauritania and capital of Trarza region. It is situated on the Senegal River at the head of year-round navigation. The town is 204 km south of the capital Nouakchott. The Arabic name is Al-Quwarib.

Located at 16.5128, -15.805 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Trarza Region, Regional capitals in Mauritania, Populated places in Mauritania, History of Mauritania, French West Africa, Communes of Mauritania, Mauritania–Senegal border crossings

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Roco, Rosso, Al-Quwarib, روصو, Горад Роса, روسو, ロッソ, Росо қаласы, 로소, Rosas, Росо, Roso, 羅索