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Map of Mauritania

Map of Mauritania

Also Known As: Mauritanie
Demonym: Mauritanian
Motto: "Honor, Fraternity, Justice"
Population: 3,069,000 (2009)
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)
Foreign Debt: $2.8 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: MR
Internet Country Code: .mr
Calling Code: 222
Electrical Generation Capacity: 253000 kW
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: 61.53 years
Fertility Rate: 4.22 (2012)
Infant Mortality Rate: 58.93 per 1000 (2012)
AIDS Prevalence: 0.80% (2007)
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

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