Mauritania (The Islamic Republic
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Full diplomatic relations between South Africa and Mauritania
were established in January 1995. The South African Ambassador to Senegal is accredited
African Representation in Mauritania
H E Mr L Pienaar
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
South African Embassy
Representation in South Africa
H E Mr M Ould Hanani
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Visa requirements for South Africans
Africans may apply for visas at any Mauritanian Mission.
There is a high risk of contracting Malaria, especially
in the south. A Yellow Fever Certificate is necessary if coming from an endemic
area. Hepatitus A and B present. Meningitis is also present. A Tetanus injection
is recommended. The water is contaminated and the milk is unpasteurised, therefore
both should be boiled before use. For further information go to Travelers'
Very desert-like conditions. Mostly hot and dry with little
to no rain. There is some rainfall in the south between the months of July and
September. Trade winds cool down the coastal strip. The Desert is cooler with
wind in March and April.
For up-to-date weather information click here.
and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings
If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section at 012 351 0872/0872/0837.
For current information on trade statistics between South Africa
and Mauritania, visit the web site of the Department
of Trade and Industry of South Africa
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