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Mauritania's Information

Flag of Mauritania
Land Area 1,030,700 km2
Water Area 0 km2
Total Area 1,030,700 km2
Population 3,677,293
Population Density 3.57 / km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $16.71 Billion
GDP Per Capita $4,400
Currency Ouguiya (MRO)
Largest Cities
  • Nouakchott (661,400)
  • Nouadhibou (72,337)
  • Nema (60,000)
  • Kaedi (55,374)
  • Rosso (48,922)
  • Kiffa (40,281)
  • Zouerat (38,000)
  • Atar (24,021)
  • Tekane (22,041)
  • Selibabi (18,424)
  • Name: Mauritania
    (long form) Islamic Republic of Mauritania
  • Capital City: Nouakchott (881,000 pop.)
  • Mauritania Population: 3,437,610 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Ouguiya
    (conversion rates)

    Ouguiya
    100 Ouguiya
  • Ethnicity: mixed Moor/black 40%, Moor 30%, and black 30%
  • GDP total: $7.824 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $2,200 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Arabic (official), Pulaar, Soninke, Wolof (all national languages), French, Hassaniya
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Nouakchott, Nouadhibou, Tidjikja, Barkewol
  • Name: Meaning 'land of the Moors' in Latin.
  • National Day: November 28
  • Religion: Muslim 100%
  • Symbols

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