Brakna ( _ar. ولاية البراكنة) is a region in south-west
Mauritania. Its capital is Aleg. Other major cities/towns include Bogué. The region borders the Mauritanian region of Tagantto the north-east, the Mauritanian regions of Assabaand Gorgolto the south-east, Senegalto the south-west and the Mauritanian region of Trarzato the north-west.The Senegal riverruns along the regions border with Senegal.
Brakna is divided into 5 departments:
Regions of Mauritania
Departments of Mauritania
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