Local time in Mauritania
The time in Mauritania is has the same time as UTC and 5 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.
Details for the time in Mauritania
|Timezone||Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)|
|Olson timezone name||Africa/Nouakchott|
|Time difference||5 hours ahead of Ashburn|
|same time as UTC|
Mauritania Daylight Saving time (DST)Mauritania does not observe daylight savings.
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.
Important cities in Mauritania
The current time in some important cities in Mauritania is shown below.