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Location in Mauritania
Coordinates: 16°24′N10°10′W / 16.400°N 10.167°W / 16.400; -10.167
CountryFlag of Mauritania.svg  Mauritania
Population (2013)
  Total 21,736 [1]
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Tintane (Arabic:طينطان) is a town and commune in Mauritania. It is located in the Hodh El Gharbi region of Mauritania, and is an important stop on the "Road of Hope", the largest and most important road in Mauritania, which links Nouakchott to Néma.

Arabic Central Semitic language

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Communes of Mauritania

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Mauritania Islamic republic in Northwest Africa

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Coordinates: 16°24′N10°10′W / 16.400°N 10.167°W / 16.400; -10.167

Geographic coordinate system Coordinate system

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  1. "Tintane (Department) - Population Statistics, Map and Location." Tintane (Department, Mauritania). City Population, 2013. Web. 02 Jan. 2015.