Basic Information of Mauritania Country/Region

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Country/Region Basic Information

Country Name Mauritania
English Name Mauritania (Islamic Republic of Mauritania)
Other Spellings
Islamic Republic of Mauritania
al-Jumhūriyyah al-ʾIslāmiyyah al-Mūrītāniyyah
Own Country Name موريتانيا (الجمهورية الإسلامية الموريتانية)
National Flag Nation Flag
National Emblem coat of arms
Capital Nouakchott
Starts Every Week on Monday
Capital Coordinates 18.07,-15.97
Land Area 1,030,700
Population 4,649,660
2-Letter Country Code MR
3-Letter Country Code MRT
Country Numeric Code 478
Time Zone UTC
Latitude and Longitude 20,-12
Official Language [ara]Arabic
International Dialing Code +222
Primary Currency [MRU]Mauritanian ouguiya (UM)
Independence Yes
Landlocked No
UN Member Yes
Top-Level Domain (TLD) .mr
Region Africa
Subregion Western Africa
Continent Africa
Neighboring Countries Algeria Mali Senegal Western Sahara