The official name is ‘Islamic Republic of Mauritania’. The official language is Arabic and almost everyone follows Islam. The other languages spoken in Mauritania are Pulaar, Soninke, French and Wolof.
Nearly 40% of the exports are iron ore due to its abundant availability in the region. The other natural resources include gold, gypsum, diamonds copper, phosphate and oil.
Mauritania is a desert country and therefore hot, arid and dry with frequent drought and low rainfall.
Short about Mauritania
Is a North African country that shares its borders with Algeria, Western Sahara, Mali and Senegal.
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