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Mauritania's Information

Flag of Mauritania
Land Area 1,030,700 km2
Total Area 1,030,700km2 (#28)
Population 3,677,293 (#131)
Population Density 3.57/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $16.71 Billion
GDP Per Capita $4,400
Currency Ouguiya (MRO)
Largest Cities
Mauritania Flag:
Flag of Mauritania

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.

Larger Mauritania flag

Mauritania Coat of Arms:
Flag of Mauritania

The national seal of Mauritania was adopted on April 1, 1959, and is an adaptation of the national flag.

This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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