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Mauritania Travel Guide

Quick Facts
Capital Nouakchott
Government Republic
Currency Ouguiya (MRO)
Area total: 1,030,700 km2
land: 1,030,400 km2
water: 300 km2
Population 3,177,388 (July 2006 est.)
Language Arabic (official), French (official), Pulaar, Soninke, Wolof
Religion Muslim 100%
Electricity 220V/50Hz (European plug)
Calling Code +222
Internet TLD .mr
Time Zone UTC

Mauritania is a country in northwest Africa. Geographically part of the Maghreb, Mauritania borders Algeria, Senegal and Mali, along with the disputed territory of Western Sahara.

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