Mauritania

Area: 1.031.088 Km²
Population: 2.747.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 2,5 pop/Km²

System of government: Presidential Republic
Capital: Nouakchott (735.000 pop.)
Major cities: Nouadhibou 70.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Maur 80%, Black african 20%
Border countries: Morocco NORTH, Algeria NORTH-EAST, Mali EAST and SOUTH, Senegal SOUTH

Principal mountains: Kédia d'Idjil 915 m
Principal rivers: Senegal 750 Km (mauritanian tract, total 1440 Km)
Principal lakes: Sebkha de Norhamcha
Principal islands: Tidra
Climate: Desertic arid

Language: Hasaniya Arabic, Wolof (both officials), ethnic dialects, French
Religion: Muslim 99%
Currency: Ouguiya (MRO)


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