Current time in Mauritania

World  / Mauritania

1:53 p.m.
Feb. 26, 2020
6:53 p.m.
Feb. 26, 2020

Local time in Mauritania

The time in Mauritania is has the same time as UTC and 5.0 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Mauritania

Current time
6:53 p.m.
Timezone Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
Olson timezone name Africa/Nouakchott
Time difference 5.0 hours ahead of Ashburn
  same time as UTC

More about the time in Mauritania

Mauritania uses Greenwich Mean Time GMT. GMT of course is UTC +0000 Mauritania's latitude and longitude is 20° 00' N and 12° 00' W. Therefore geographically being one hour behind UTC would be a little bit better for the west of the country. Of course the east of the country is better off being on GMT so there is no big need to change time zones. There is no daylight savings time in Mauritania. Considering its latitude this isn’t surprising.

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Map of Mauritania