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.
Is located in Western Africa and borders the North Atlantic Ocean to the west, Mauritania to the north, Mali to the east and Guinea and Guinea-Bissau to the south.
Is a country located in northern Africa on the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by Algeria to the east, Morocco to the north and Mauritania to the south.
Is a landlocked country located in Western Africa, southwest of Algeria and east of Mauritania.
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