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Mauritania FlagMajor cities : Nouakchott (Capital).
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Mauritania Information

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ISO 3166-1MR - MRT - 478
NATO country codeMR - MRT
FIPS 10-4 codeMR
ContinentAfrica / West Africa
Mauritania CapitalNouakchott
Official languageArabic
Name of the inhabitantsMauritanian
Mauritania National Day28 November
Mauritania Currency Mauritanian ouguiya (MRO)
Mauritania 18 %
Mauritania Calling code+222
Mauritania Country domain code .mr
Mauritania Vehicle registration plateRIM
Traveling direction Right
Time zone UTC +0:00
International organizationArab League
United Nations
Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
African Union
Community of Sahel-Saharan States
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Group of 77
Union for the Mediterranean
Arab Maghreb Union
Mauritania National anthemNachid al-watani

Mauritania Head of state

President of the RepublicMohamed Ould Ghazouani (2019)
Prime ministerMohamed Ould Bilal (2020)

Mauritania Religion

List of the main religions practiced in Mauritania.

  1. Islam 100 %

Mauritania Data

Different data, numbers and statistics of Mauritania (Inhabitants, population, economy).

Area1,030,700 km² (397,955 sq mi)
Population4,546,000 inhabitants (2018) Chart
Population Density 4.4 /km² (11.4 /sq mi)
Length of coastline754 km
Perimeter5,828 km
Life expectancy63.1 Year (2015), ♀ : 64.6 Year, ♂ : 61.6 Year
Average years of schooling 4.3 Year (2015)
Human Development Index 0.520 (2018)
Gross domestic product5 Billions US$ (2018) Chart
Annual change: 3.0 %
1,143 US$ per capita
Inflation3.1 % (2018) Chart

Mauritania Chart

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Population, Gross domestic product, Inflation

Mauritania Covid-19

Incident rate393.27
Case fatality ratio2.51147 %
Last updated : 2 April 2021

Mauritania Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Copper
  2. Gold
  3. Fish
  4. Oil
  5. Gypsum
  6. Iron
  7. Phosphate
  8. Diamond

Mauritania Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Corn
  2. Sheep
  3. Cattle
  4. Rice
  5. Sorghum
  6. Millet
  7. Dates

Mauritania Border

Mauritania's border with 4 other countries. The list of Border countries of Mauritania below classified by border length (in kilometers).

  1. Mali Mali 2,237 km
  2. Morocco Morocco 1,561 km
  3. Senegal Senegal 813 km
  4. Algeria Algeria 463 km

Mauritania Map

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Mauritania Climate (Capital)

  1. Arid 100 %

Mauritania Weather (Nouakchott)

Today's weather and weather forecasts of Mauritania for the next days to come (The measurements and forecasts are those of Nouakchott).

Mauritania Electricity

Electrical standard in Mauritania (voltage, power outlet ...)

Voltage220 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : C
Power socketPower socket : C

Mauritania Airport

Below, find a list of the main Airport of Mauritania classified by annual passenger transit.

Atar International Airport
Nouakchott International Airport

Mauritania Olympic Games

List of participations in the Summer and Winter Olympics of Mauritania and the number of medals won.

SummerParticipation : 9Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
TotalParticipation : 9Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
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