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Sélibaby is a capital town and department of the Guidimaka Region, Mauritania. It is located at around 15°9′33″N 12°11′00″W / 15.15917°N 12.18333°W / 15.15917; -12.18333. It is divided into a number of "quartiers" which include "College", "Silo", 'Ferlo" , "nezaha" , "saada" , "el jedida" "Bambaradougou" amongst many others. Selibaby also has a regional hospital, funded by the Chinese government and partially staffed by Chinese doctors and is the headquarters of the regional director of health. Selibaby is a centre for NGOs who operate in the region.

Sélibaby
Commune and town
A view from a commercial street in Sélibaby
A view from a commercial street in Sélibaby
Country Flag of Mauritania.svg Mauritania
Region Guidimaka Region
Area
 • Total 2,000 km2 (800 sq mi)
Elevation 62 m (203 ft)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 26,420

ClimateEdit

In Selibaby, there is a Semi-arid climate with little rainfall. The Köppen-Geiger climate classification is BSh. The average annual temperature in Selibaby is 29.0 °C (84.2 °F). About 452 mm (17.80 in) of precipitation falls annually.

Climate data for Selibaby
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 33.5
(92.3)
36.0
(96.8)
38.7
(101.7)
40.7
(105.3)
41.1
(106)
38.6
(101.5)
34.7
(94.5)
33.0
(91.4)
34.2
(93.6)
36.9
(98.4)
36.3
(97.3)
33.1
(91.6)
36.4
(97.5)
Average low °C (°F) 15.5
(59.9)
17.3
(63.1)
20.6
(69.1)
24.1
(75.4)
26.2
(79.2)
26.2
(79.2)
24.6
(76.3)
23.7
(74.7)
23.5
(74.3)
22.5
(72.5)
19.0
(66.2)
16.5
(61.7)
21.6
(71)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 0
(0)
1
(0.04)
0
(0)
0
(0)
3
(0.12)
48
(1.89)
109
(4.29)
157
(6.18)
109
(4.29)
23
(0.91)
1
(0.04)
1
(0.04)
452
(17.8)
Source: Climate-Data.org,Climate data