In Mauritania the following currency is used:

  • The Mauritanian ouguiya (MRO): this currency is devided in 5 Khoums. You can recognise the currency by the symbol UM.

You probably need to change money when traveling to Mauritania. You might want to consider not to bring to much money. A credit card usualy is the easiest way to pay abroad. Withdrawing money at a local ATM is an other option. We strongly advise you to check the possibilities and international fees and charges of your bank or credit card company.

Exchange rates Mauritanian ouguiya

According to our most recent information (01 January 1970, 00:00) the Mauritanian ouguiya has the following exchange rates.

The exchange rate from your own bank or credit card company will differ somewhat from the exchange rates as mentioned above. Your bank or credit card company might also apply aditional international charges.