Nouakchott

Looking for
French Expats in Nouakchott?

Connect with fellow French in Nouakchott
Get information in our Nouakchott guide
Join exciting events and activities
Exchange tips about expat life in Nouakchott

Benoit Julien

"Are you an expat interested in global networking, from Nouakchott to New York? Simply become a member of InterNations, just as I did. "

Sharon McGinnis

"The local expat community here in Mauritania gave me helpful hints on housing, transport and much more…"

InterNations - A Place for French in Nouakchott

Bonjour to all of our French in Nouakchott! Are you interested in getting to know fellow French expats in Nouakchott? Are you looking for advice from other French, e.g. which bars in Nouakchott will broadcast your favorite team’s upcoming match or where in town to go for foie gras?

You are cordially invited to be part of InterNations Nouakchott. Among the members of our international expat network, there is also a vibrant circle of French expats, coming from Paris, Nice, Lyon and all regions of France.

Meet fellow French at our events in Nouakchott

Attend our monthly events and activities for French expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Nouakchott Expat Guides

  • Moving to Nouakchott

    As one of the largest cities of the Sahara, Nouakchott is a multicultural hub due to the strong French colonial influence. If you are thinking about moving to Nouakchott, check this article for info on visas, an introduction to the city itself, and some facts on the local desert climate.
  • Living in Nouakchott

    If you are an expat thinking about living in Nouakchott, Mauritania, make sure are ready for it! As the capital, you can find the best healthcare centers in the country and various cultural attractions to visit. Learn more about the local culture, healthcare and safety with our InterNations Expat Guide!
  • Working in Nouakchott

    As with most of the countries in Africa, Mauritania is still a developing country. As such, finding an opportunity for working in Nouakchott might not always be easy. In this article, you can find a first economy overview, as well as info on work permits for Mauritania and on income taxation.

French Expats in Nouakchott Share Their Experiences

InterNations is a place where French expats in Nouakchott exchange experiences and tips to support each other. The "Place Of The Winds" can be a great place for expats - our community helps you make the most of your experience!

  • Browse our Members Network to get to know Nouakchott’s French expats.
  • Take part in our Expat Forums to obtain first hand tips from fellow French expats in Nouakchott.
  • Use the Expat Guide for Nouakchott to find information on your host city.

Meet Fellow French in Nouakchott at Our Events

Our community in Nouakchott is also very active offline. Our InterNations Ambassadors organize regular events and various expat activities, e.g. a dinner in Nouakchott’s hippest restaurant or an outing with other French expats to explore the Senegal River Valley. These activities are a casual way to get to know expats from France in your local community as well as French in Mauritania nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our French living in Nouakchott!