in Wilaya du Trarza, Mauritania

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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: 09:13 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Nouakchott
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:51 am and 7:04 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-15.400 and 166.017 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Mauritania in Western Africa

Safety Score: 3,9 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: 2019-09-16 07:23:42

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 09:13 AM (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. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 35°C / 95 °F

Morning Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Evening Temperature 32°C / 90 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 43%
Air Pressure 1011.3 hPa
Wind Speed with 13 km/h (8 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 71% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Tuesday, 17th of September 2019

33°C (92 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Wednesday, 18th of September 2019

34°C (93 °F)
29°C (84 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.

Thursday, 19th of September 2019

33°C (91 °F)
29°C (84 °F)
Broken clouds, light 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.

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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.

Richard Toll

Richard Toll is a town in northern Senegal, lying on the south bank of the River Senegal, just east of Rosso. Originally a colonial town, it was named for the park of the Chateau de Baron Roger, laid out by botanist Jean Michel Claude Richard. A rice growing scheme was originally initiated by France's colonial development organisation, FIDES, in 1949 with an initial cultivated area of 6,000 hectares . The town's main industry is sugar. Estimated population 2007: 70,000.

Located at 16.4667, -15.6833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Senegal


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

Stade Municipal de Richard Toll

Stade Aline Municipal de Richard Toll is a multi-use stadium in Richard Toll, Senegal. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as a home ground of CSS Richard-Toll. The stadium holds 10,000 people.

Located at 16.4644, -15.6825 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Senegal

Richard Toll Airport

Richard Toll Airport is an airport serving Richard Toll, a town in the Saint-Louis Region in northern Senegal.

Located at 16.4375, -15.6572 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Senegal, Saint-Louis Region

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