Mauritanian Currency

Travelling to Mauritania and needs to know the name of the Mauritanian money unit or just want to know how much is $1 US dollars in Mauritanian currency?

Use the links on this page to learn more about the local money in Mauritania, currency symbol, notes and more.


Mauritanian Currency Exchange Rate Today

Mauritania Money

  • The official money used in Mauritania is Ouguiya.

  • The currency symbol of the Mauritanian money is UM.

  • The Mauritanian currency code is MRO.

  • The Ouguiya Notes: The Mauritanian currency notes are made up of 100, 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000 ouguiya.

  • The Ouguiya Coins: 1 Ouguiya is made up of 100 Khoumss. Mauritanian Khoums Coins go from 1 khoums (1/5 Ouguiya), 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 ouguiya.

What is the best currency to use in Mauritania? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Mauritanian money and use the local Ouguiya as it is accepted everywhere in Mauritania. American dollars and other major currencies like Stirling Pound or Japanese Yen are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Mauritania? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually accepted within Mauritania (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - hence check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Ouguiya to US Dollars?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are always changing and in most cases minute by minute.

It’s important to ask for the the latest currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Mauritanian Ouguiya before purchasing the Ouguiya you require for your up coming trip at American Dollar to Ouguiya Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Ouguiya to Stirling Pound?

Foreign exchange rates are often changing and in most days by the minute.

It’s important to check out the latest money exchange rate for British Pound to Mauritanian Ouguiya before buying the Ouguiya you require for your next trip from British Pound to Ouguiya Exchange Rate Today.