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Geography Statistics of Mauritania

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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)
  • Coastline: 468 miles (754 km)
  • Land Area:
    ( land) 397,953 sq miles (1,030,700 sq km)
    ( water) 0 sq miles (0 sq km)
    ( TOTAL) 397,953 sq miles (1,030,700 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 13 regions in Mauritania. They are Adrar, Assaba, Brakna, Dakhlet Nouadhibou, Gorgol, Guidimaka, Hodh ech Chargui, Hodh el Gharbi, Inchiri, Nouakchott, Tagant, Tiris Zemmour, and Trarza.
  • Horizontal Width: 567.44 miles (913.21 km) from Rosso east to Nema
  • Vertical Length: 692.04 miles (1,113.74 km) from Bir Moghrein south to Selibaby

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (4) Algeria, Mali, Senegal, Western Sahara
  • Geographic Center: About 273.14 miles (439.57 km) east of Atar
  • Highest Point: Kediet Ijill 3,001 ft (915 m)
  • Lowest Point: Te-n-Dghamcha -16 ft (-5 m)
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