Major cities : Nouakchott (Capital).
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Number of inhabitants, Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Map, Weather and Climate.

Mauritania Information

ISO 3166-1MR - MRT - 478
NATO country codeMR - MRT
FIPS 10-4 codeMR
Continent /
Mauritania CapitalNouakchott
Name of the inhabitantsMauritanian
Mauritania National anthemNachid al-watani
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 Head of state

President of the RepublicMohamed Ould Abdel Aziz (2009)
Prime ministerYahya Ould Hademine (2014)

Mauritania Religion

  1. Islam 100 %

Mauritania Data

Area1,030,700 km² (397,955 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants3,032,000 inhabitants (2008) Chart
Population Density 2.9 /km² (7.6 /sq mi)
Length of coastline754 km
Perimeter5,828 km
Life expectancy57.3 Year (2010)
Average years of schooling 3.7 Year (2010)
Human Development Index 0.433 (2010)
Gross domestic product3 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
Annual change: 5.0 %
943 US$ per capita
Gross domestic product (PPP)9 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
3,022 US$ per capita
Inflation6.0 % (2008) Chart

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

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

Mauritania Map

Mauritania Climate (Capital)

  1. Arid 100 %

Mauritania Weather (Nouakchott)

Mauritania Electricity

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

Airport Mauritania

Atar International Airport
Nouakchott International Airport

Mauritania Olympic Games

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