Brakna


Brakna

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 Tagant to the north-east, the Mauritanian regions of Assaba and Gorgol to the south-east, Senegal to the south-west and the Mauritanian region of Trarza to the north-west.The Senegal river runs along the regions border with Senegal.

Brakna is divided into 5 departments:
*Aleg
*Bababe
*Boghe
*M'Bagne
*Magta-Lahjar

See also:
*Regions of Mauritania
*Departments of Mauritania


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