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Map of Mauritania

Map of Mauritania

Also Known As: Mauritanie
Bordering Countries: Algeria, Mali, Senegal
Demonym: Mauritanian
Motto: "Honor, Fraternity, Justice"
Population: 3,516,806 (2014)
Population Growth Rate: 2.26% (2014)
Government: semi-presidential republic
Capital City: Nouakchott
Capital Coordinates: 18°09′N 15°58′W
Capital Time Zone: UTC+0
Currency: Ouguiya
Currency Code: MRO
Currencies Issued: ouguiya
GDP: $4.4 billion (2011)
Per Capita Income: $1,352 (2011)
GDP Growth Rate: 6.40% (2013)
Inflation Rate: 4.60% (2013)
Unemployment Rate: 30.00% (2008)
Foreign Debt: $2.8 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: MR
Internet Country Code: .mr
Number of Internet Users: 75000 (2009)
Calling Code: 222
Electrical Generation Capacity: 263000 kW (2010)
Independence: 1960 from France
Area: 1,030,700 square km (1,030,700 km land)
Coastline: 754 km
Lowest Point: Sebkhet Te-n-Dghamcha (-5 m)
Highest Point: Kediet Ijill (915 m)
Life Expectancy: 62.28 years (2014)
Fertility Rate: 4.07 (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate: 56.06 per 1000 (2014)
HIV Prevalence: 0.40% (2012)
Adult Obesity Prevalence: 12.70% (2008)
Human Development Index: 0.453 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 2.4 (2011)
Literacy: 51.20 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 2

Number of coins in catalogue: 0

Number of stamps in catalogue: 32

Location of Mauritania in Africa

Regional Map for Mauritania

Major Cities

Atar (Population 24021)
Bir Moghrein (Population 2761)
Fderîck (Population 5760)
Kaédi (Population 55374)
Néma (Population 50000)
Nouadhibou (Population 90000)
Nouakchott [Capital] (Population 881000)
Rosso (Population 48922)
Zouérat (Population 38000)

Languages

Arabic
Wolof

Rivers

Sénégal River

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