|Land Area||1,030,700 km2|
|Total Area||1,030,700km2 (#28)|
|Government Type||Presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$16.71 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$4,400|
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The Mauritania national flag was officially adopted on April 1, 1959.
The crescent and star are symbols of Islam, while the green and gold are Pan-African colors.
Mauritania Coat of Arms:
The national seal of Mauritania was adopted on April 1, 1959, and is an adaptation of the national flag.