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Location 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)

LATITUDE & LONGITUDE:


RELATIVE LOCATION:

Mauritania, located in northwestern

Africa

, is in the northern and western

hemispheres Tropic of Cancer

runs through the top portion of the country.

Mauritania is bordered by the countries of Algeria, Mali, Senegal, and Western Sahara, as well as the Atlantic Ocean.

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