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Complete details about Mauritania in Africa with capital city Nouakchott

Country NameMauritania (Muritaniya/Mauritanie)
Country CodeMRT
Capital CityNouakchott
ContinentAfrica
RegionWestern Africa
Independence Year1960
Population2670000
Surface Area1025520.0
Life Expectancy50.8 years
GNP998.0 (old 1081.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Ful     (1.2%)
Hassaniya     (81.7%)
Soninke     (2.7%)
Tukulor     (5.4%)
Wolof     (6.6%)
Zenaga     (1.2%)

Major Cities

Nouakchott, Nouakchott     (population 667300)
Nouâdhibou, Dakhlet Nouâdhibou     (population 97600)

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From @LorayMuhammad on Tue Dec 18 07:57:04 EST 2018 @Reuters The Papal Bull authorizing the Trans Atlantic Slave & colonialism is the root of all current issues! This? https://t.co/KxF3Kt0unL
From @MMbah001 on Tue Dec 18 07:56:13 EST 2018 RT @MaghribFoot: Jamal Sellami have called up 28 players, 15 based in Europe, for the upcoming UNAF tournament in Marrakech, which will ser?
From @UnfpaCI on Tue Dec 18 07:51:39 EST 2018 RT @kabore10451367: SWEDD coordinator sharing Mauritania experience on religious leaders mobilisation to promote women empowerment and demo?
From @Djbawlah on Tue Dec 18 07:51:27 EST 2018 RT @TCHADMNRT: @belbak #Tchad #Afrique #Ndjamena #Togo #Algerie #Mali #Faso #Benin @Survie @UN #GiletsJaunes #Guinee #Niger #RDC #Gabon #Ma?
From @mauritanialives on Tue Dec 18 07:48:16 EST 2018 RT @FestivalNomade: C'est le 10e Festival Nomade du 17 au 27 janvier !!! #Mauritanie ?????? Rejoignez la caravane ! https://t.co/Uj6q8Fyq8?
From @CarmenVegm on Tue Dec 18 07:47:50 EST 2018 RT @EcoGobCan: Los representantes en #Marruecos #CaboVerde #Senegal #Mauritania #Suecia #Bruselas #EEUU y #Colombia de la Red Exterior de @?
From @isamayaisa on Tue Dec 18 07:42:07 EST 2018 RT @EUinCV: International Migrants Day, 18 December Migra´Actions, apoiado pela #UE em mais de 1.7M EUR, visa reforçar a capacidade insti?
From @Franield on Tue Dec 18 07:37:17 EST 2018 RT @michaelcdeibert: Quite a country Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz is running (& @realDonaldTrump is helping him): Black Mauritanians Who Sought?
From @Eire353 on Tue Dec 18 07:35:53 EST 2018 RT @AJEnglish: Al Jazeera's @nicolashaque reports from a temporary refugee camp by the Malian border - which has become the fourth largest?
From @EUinCV on Tue Dec 18 07:35:32 EST 2018 International Migrants Day, 18 December Migra´Actions, apoiado pela #UE em mais de 1.7M EUR, visa reforçar a capa? https://t.co/FLrwUH9NAB
From @aleksandra_sgk on Tue Dec 18 07:34:17 EST 2018 Mauritania asks for UN support to keep Mbera refugee camp running @AJENews https://t.co/arpHFwSnxD
From @sebastiennegre on Tue Dec 18 07:33:49 EST 2018 Immense plaisir d'organiser le @FestivalNomade avec Atigh Ould !!! 10e Festival Nomade, #Mauritanie, 17-27 janvier? https://t.co/TM6cuHMHwH
From @FestivalNomade on Tue Dec 18 07:32:10 EST 2018 C'est le 10e Festival Nomade du 17 au 27 janvier !!! #Mauritanie ?????? Rejoignez la caravane !? https://t.co/IIwmHZIZSb
From @ShaneMcC on Tue Dec 18 07:25:33 EST 2018 On March 29th the UK will join South Sudan, Iran, Mauritania, Mongolia and North Korea as countries outside of a tr? https://t.co/niR4PBo3uf
From @Nitz_06 on Tue Dec 18 07:22:46 EST 2018 RT @AJEnglish: Al Jazeera's @nicolashaque reports from a temporary refugee camp by the Malian border - which has become the fourth largest?