Mauritania Currency


The Mauritanian Ouguiya (MRO) is the official currency of Mauritania. Euros and US dollars are both fairly easy to exchange and it is necessary to carry wads of cash because credit cards are seldom accepted. It is difficult to find ATMs in Mauritania, even in the capital, and the country is not well connected to the international banking system, which means most credit cards won't work at ATMs. Special international ATMs are available at BNP and Societe Generale in both Nouakchott and Nouadhibou.

Currency Exchange Rates

AUD 1 AUD 5 AUD 10 AUD 100 AUD 1,000
Australia AUD 1.00 AUD 5.00 AUD 10.00 AUD 100.00 AUD 1,000.00
Canada CAD 0.98 CAD 4.92 CAD 9.85 CAD 98.47 CAD 984.73
Ireland EUR 0.68 EUR 3.42 EUR 6.83 EUR 68.30 EUR 683.01
New Zealand NZD 1.04 NZD 5.20 NZD 10.39 NZD 103.91 NZD 1,039.10
South Africa ZAR 10.87 ZAR 54.36 ZAR 108.72 ZAR 1,087.16 ZAR 10,871.55
United Kingdom GBP 0.57 GBP 2.86 GBP 5.72 GBP 57.18 GBP 571.82
United States of America USD 0.76 USD 3.82 USD 7.64 USD 76.37 USD 763.65

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.

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