Mauritania
Mauritania /mɔːrɪˈteɪniə/ (Arabic: موريتانيا‎ Mūrītānyā; Berber: Muritanya or Agawej; Wolof: Gànnaar; Soninke: Murutaane; Pulaar: Moritani), offici...
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Outline of Mauritania
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Mauritania:Mauritania – sovereign country located in West Africa. Mauritania is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the we...
Outline of Mauritania - Wikipedia
Nouakchott
Nouakchott (Arabic: نواكشوط‎ Nuwākshūṭ), thought to derive from Berber Nawākšūṭ, "place of the winds" is the capital and by far the largest city of Mauritania. It is one of the largest citie...
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History of Mauritania
The original inhabitants of Mauritania were the Bafour, presumably a Mande ethnic group, connected to the contemporary Arabized minor social group of Imraguen ("fishermen") on the Atlantic coast.The t...
Geography of Mauritania
Mauritania, a country in the western region of the continent of Africa, is generally flat, its 1,030,700 square kilometres forming vast, arid plains broken by occasional ridges and clifflike outcroppi...
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Economy of Mauritania
A majority of the population of Mauritania depends on agriculture and livestock for a livelihood, even though most of the nomads and many subsistence farmers were forced into the cities by recurrent d...
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Music of Mauritania
The music of Mauritania comes predominantly from the country's largest ethnic group: the Moors. In Moorish society musicians occupy the lowest caste, iggawin. Musicians from this caste used song to ...
Communications in Mauritania
Telephones - main lines in use:31,500 (2002)Telephones - mobile cellular:300,000 (2003)Telephone system:general assessment:limited system of cable and open-wire lines, minor microwave radio relay link...
Education in Mauritania

The first system of public education in Mauritania was established by the French colonial administration. The first schools were largely concentrated in the sedentary communities of the Sénégal R...
Government of Mauritania
The first fully democratic Presidential election since 1960 occurred on 11 March 2007. The election was the final transfer from military to civilian rule following the military coup in 2005. This was ...
Health in Mauritania

Mauritania's health care infrastructure in the early 1980s consisted of a central hospital in Nouakchott, twelve regional hospitals, a number of health clinics, maternal and child care centers, d...
Military of Mauritania
The Armed Forces of Mauritania (Arabic: الجيش الوطني الموريتاني[عدل]‎) is the defence force of Mauritania, having an army, navy, air force, gendarmerie, and presidential guard. Other service...
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Demographics of Mauritania
This article is about the demographic features of the population of Mauritania, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliation...
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Politics of Mauritania
The first fully democratic Presidential election since 1960 occurred on 11 March 2007. The election was the final transfer from military to civilian rule following the military coup in 2005. This was ...
Sport in Mauritania
Football is the most popular sport in Mauritania, and is run by the Fédération de Foot-Ball de la Républic Islamique de Mauritanie. The association administers the Mauritanian national football team, ...
Transport in Mauritania

There are no rail links with adjacent countries.In 2008, a railway was proposed that would link Nouakchott with Tiguint, Mederdra, R'Kiz, Leguatt, Leeleibatt, Menjem Boffal, Kaedi, and Bofal.Suda...
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Koumbi Saleh
Koumbi Saleh, sometimes Kumbi Saleh is the site of a ruined medieval town in south east Mauritania that may have been the capital of the Ghana Empire.From the ninth century, Arab authors mention the ...
Foreign relations of Mauritania
The foreign relations of The Islamic Republic of Mauritania have been dominated since independence by the issues of the Spanish Sahara (now Western Sahara or Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic) as well ...
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National Archives of Mauritania
The National Archives of Mauritania are the national archives of Mauritania. They were founded in 1955 and hold 3,000 volumes.
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Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz
Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz (born 20 December 1956) is the President of Mauritania, in office since 2009. A career soldier and high-ranking officer, he was a leading figure in the August 2005 coup that de...
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Administrative divisions of Mauritania
Mauritania /mɔːrɪˈteɪniə/ (Arabic: موريتانيا‎ Mūrītānyā; Berber: Muritanya or Agawej; Wolof: Gànnaar; Soninke: Murutaane; Pulaar: Moritani), offici...
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United States Ambassador to Mauritania
The United States embassy in Mauritania is located in Nouakchott. Mauritania – United States relations have been developing since 1960. The incumbent ambassador is Larry E. André, Jr.
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