Mauritania

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Mauritania is the least developed and poorest 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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Nouadhibou is the second largest city in Mauritania.

Choum is a tiny railway halt in the Adrar Region of Northern Mauritania 5 km from the straight-line demarcated border with the Western Sahara that runs due west-east at this point before turning south-north 12 km to the east.

Nouakchott is the largest city in and capital of Mauritania.

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Coastal Mauritania is a region of Mauritania. Coastal Mauritania extends the length of the approximately 754-kilometer-long Atlantic coastline.
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Saharan Mauritania is a region of Mauritania. This region makes up the northern two-thirds of the country.

Sahelian Mauritania is a region of Mauritania. This semi-arid region extends south of Saharan Mauritania to of the Senegal River Valley on the borders with Senegal and Mali.

Mauritania

  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  3,210,000
  • Latitude of center:  20° 8' 24" (20.14°) north
  • Longitude of center:  10° 25' 12" (10.42°) west
  • Elevation:  388 meters (1,273 feet)
  • Capital:  Nouakchott
  • Area:  1,030,700 km² (397,955 miles²)
  • Languages:  Arabic, Pulaar, Soninke, French, Hassaniyya, Wolof
  • Currency:  Ouguiya (MRO)
  • Phone code:  222
  • Internet domain:  .mr
  • Neighbors:  Algeria, Mali, Senegal, Western Sahara
  • Wikidata:  Mauritania
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Mauritania

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Other Names for Mauritania

  • Afrikaans:  Mauritanië, Mouritanië
  • Akan:  Mɔretenia
  • Albanian:  Mauritani
  • Amharic:  ሞሪታኒያ, ሞሪቴኒያ
  • Arabic:  Mūrītāniyā, الجمهورية الإسلامية الموريتانية, موريتانيا
  • Armenian:  Մավրիտանիա
  • Arpitan:  Môritanie
  • Azerbaijani:  Mavritaniya
  • Bambara:  Mɔritani
  • Belarusian:  Маўрытанія
  • Bengali:  মরিতানিয়া
  • Bosnian:  Mauritanija
  • Breton:  Maouritania
  • Bulgarian:  Мавритания
  • Catalan:  Mauritània
  • Central Khmer:  ម៉ូរីតានី
  • Chinese:  毛里塔尼亚
  • Cornish:  Moritani
  • Croatian:  Mauretanija, Mauritanija
  • Czech:  Mauretánie, Mauritánie
  • Danish:  Mauretanien
  • Dutch:  Mauritanië
  • English:  Islamic Republic of Mauritania
  • Esperanto:  Maŭritanio, Maŭritanujo
  • Estonian:  Mauritaania
  • Ewe:  Mauritania nutome
  • Faroese:  Móritania
  • French:  Mauritanie
  • Fulah:  Moritani, Muritani
  • Ganda:  Mawulitenya
  • Georgian:  მავრიტანია
  • German:  Mauretanien
  • Greek:  Μαυριτανία
  • Gujarati:  મૌરિટાનિયા
  • Hausa:  Moritaniya
  • Hebrew:  מאוריטניה
  • Hindi:  मॉरिटानिया, मोरीतानिया
  • Hungarian:  Mauritánia
  • Icelandic:  Máritanía
  • Irish:  An Mharatáin
  • Japanese:  モーリタニア, モーリタニア・イスラム共和国
  • Kannada:  ಮಾರಿಟಾನಿಯಾ
  • Kikuyu:  Moritania
  • Korean:  모리타니
  • Kurdish:  Morîtanya, مۆریتانیا
  • Lao:  ມໍລິກທາເນຍ
  • Latin:  Mauretania
  • Latvian:  Mauritānija
  • Lingala:  Moritani
  • Lithuanian:  Mauritanija
  • Lombard:  Mauritània
  • Low German:  Mauretanien
  • Luba-Katanga:  Moritani
  • Macedonian:  Мавританија
  • Malagasy:  Maoritania
  • Malayalam:  മൗറിറ്റാനിയ
  • Maltese:  Mawritanja
  • Marathi:  मॉरिटानिया
  • Nepali (macrolanguage):  माउरिटानिया
  • Northern Sami:  Mauretánia
  • Occitan (post 1500):  Mauritània
  • Oriya (macrolanguage):  ମାଉରିଟାନିଆ
  • Persian:  ماوریتانیا, موریتانی
  • Polish:  Mauretania
  • Portuguese:  Mauritânia
  • Quechua:  Muritanya
  • Romansh:  Mauretania
  • Rundi:  Moritaniya
  • Russian:  Мавритания
  • Sango:  Moritanïi
  • Serbian:  Мауританија
  • Serbo-Croatian:  Mauritanija
  • Sinhala:  මාර්ටිනික්
  • Slovak:  Mauritánia
  • Slovenian:  Mavretanija
  • Somali:  Muritaaniya
  • Swahili (macrolanguage):  Moritania
  • Swedish:  Mauretanien
  • Tagalog:  Maritanya
  • Tajik:  Мавритания
  • Tamil:  மௌரிடானியா
  • Telugu:  మౌరిటేనియా
  • Thai:  ประเทศมอริเตเนีย, มอริเตเนีย
  • Tibetan:  མཽ་རི་ཏ་ནི་ཡ།
  • Tigrinya:  ሞሪቴኒያ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands):  Maulitenia
  • Turkish:  Moritanya
  • Uighur:  ماۋرىتانىيە
  • Ukrainian:  Мавританія
  • Urdu:  موریطانیہ
  • Vietnamese:  Mauritanie, Mô-ri-ta-ni-a (Mauritania), Mô-ri-ta-ni
  • Volapük:  Moritän
  • Walloon:  Moritanreye
  • Welsh:  Mawritania
  • Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède Maritania
  • Zulu:  i-Mauritania
  • Al Jumhūrīyah al Islāmīyah al Mūrītānīyah
  • La Mauritanie
  • Mauritanian Islamic Republic
  • République Islamique Mauritanienne
  • République Islamique de Mauritanie

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