Demonstration Alert: U. S. Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania (May 31, 2023)


  • Sebkha
  • Captial (Nouakchott-Ouest)
  • Elmina
  • Riadh
  • Carrefour Madrid (Nouakchott-South)
  • Dar-Naim (Nouakchott-North)

Event: Protests related to recent in-custody death of a local man.

Actions to take: 

  • Avoid the areas.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Keep a low profile.

Graphic of Areas to Avoid:

Graphic of Areas to Avoid


U.S. Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania

+222 4525 2660

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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