Mauritania

Summary

Capital
Currency Used
Official Language
Form of Government
Islamic republic
Contained by
Area
1,030,700 km² (397955 mi²)
Population
GDP (nominal)
3,613,898,829 (2010, US$)
544,424,605 (1978, US$)
644,070,365 (1979, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
1900.0 (2008, US$)
 

Country

ISO Short Name
MAURITANIA
FIPS Code
MR
Administrative Divisions
Internet TLD
mr
Languages spoken
National anthem
National Anthem of Mauritania
Calling Code
222
 

Olympic participating country

IOC Code
MTN
Olympics participated in
Athletes
 

Dated location

Date founded
1960-11-28
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Mauritania (1959-04-01)
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (DT, 554, 554.9)
 

Organization member

Member of
 

Administrative Area

Adjectival form
of
Administrative parent
Administrative children
Short name
mr
 

Location

People born here
Geolocation
-11.7 × 18.6597192308
Contains
Adjectival form
Mauritanian
Events
Partially contains
Adjoins
Time zone(s)
 

Statistical region

Military expenditure as percentage of GDP
3.961 (1989)
2.732 (1991)
2.689 (1992)
Fertility rate
6.486 (1979)
6.641 (1976)
6.594 (1977)
GDP growth rate
15.53 (1961)
0.727 (1962)
-1.984 (1963)
Internet users as percentage of population
0 (1990)
0.004 (1997)
0.041 (1998)
Life expectancy
42.964 (1962)
42.232 (1960)
42.606 (1961)
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Mauritanian
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government bodies
Governing officials
Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz (President of Mauritania, 2009-08-05, President)
Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf (Prime Minister of Mauritania, 2008-08-14, Prime minister)
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Countries

Continent
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