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titleMauritania
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descriptionMauritania, officially the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, is a sovereign country in Northwest Africa. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, Western Sahara to the north and northwest, Algeria to the northeast, Mali to the east and...
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descriptionLinkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauritania
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CapitalNouakchott
CurrencyMauritanian ouguiya
PresidentMohamed Ould Ghazouani
Prime ministerMohamed Ould Bilal
Population4.736 million (2022)
Official languageArabic
Gross domestic product9.781 billion USD (2022)
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titleMauritania - Wikipedia
linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauritania
snippetMauritania, officially the Islamic Republic of Mauritania is a sovereign country in Northwest Africa. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, ...
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titleMauritania - United States Department of State
linkhttps://www.state.gov/countries-areas/mauritania/
snippetThe U.S. was the first country to recognize Mauritania's independence from France in 1960. Since the late 1960s, U.S. cooperation with Mauritania has varied ...
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titleMauritania | History, Population, Capital, Flag, & Facts - Britannica
linkhttps://www.britannica.com/place/Mauritania
snippetMauritania, country on the Atlantic coast of Africa. It forms a geographic and cultural bridge between the North African Maghrib and the ...
dateApr 25, 2024
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titleSlavery's last stronghold - CNN
linkhttp://www.cnn.com/interactive/2012/03/world/mauritania.slaverys.last.stronghold/index.html
snippetMauritania is a huge and largely empty country in the Sahara Desert. This makes it difficult to enforce any laws, including those against slavery. A branch of ...
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titleMauritania travel advice - GOV.UK
linkhttps://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/mauritania
snippetFCDO travel advice for Mauritania. Includes safety and security, insurance, entry requirements and legal differences.
dateMar 11, 2024
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titleMauritania country profile - BBC News
linkhttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-13881985
snippetMauritania is rich in mineral resources, especially iron and ore. It is seen by the West as a valuable ally in the fight against Islamist ...
date5 days ago
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titleMauritania - World Factbook Glyph - CIA
linkhttps://www.cia.gov/the-world-factbook/countries/mauritania/
snippetA former French colony, Mauritania achieved independence from France in 1960. Mauritania initially began as a single-party, authoritarian regime and experienced ...
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titleMauritania | World Food Programme
linkhttps://www.wfp.org/countries/mauritania
snippetMauritania is an arid, lower-middle-income country in Northwest Africa, bordered on one side by the Atlantic Ocean. Although it has made significant ...
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titleIslamic Republic of Mauritania - Gas Exporting Countries Forum
linkhttps://www.gecf.org/countries/mauritania-islamic-republic-of-mauritania
snippetMauritania, officially the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, is located in northwest Africa and is the 11th-largest country in Africa.
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titleMauritania | History, Population, Capital, Flag, & Facts | Britannica
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titleMauritania country profile - BBC News
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titleMauritania | History, Population, Capital, Flag, & Facts | Britannica
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titleMauritania - Wikipedia
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titleMauritania - Traveler view | Travelers' Health | CDC
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linkhttps://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/mauritania
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titleThe State of Slavery in Mauritania | Council on Foreign Relations
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linkhttps://www.cfr.org/blog/state-slavery-mauritania
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questionIs Mauritania a rich or poor country?
snippetRank Country/Territory GDP-PPP per capita ($) 53 🇬🇭Ghana 7,156 54 🇹🇴Tonga 7,462 55 🇭🇳Honduras 7,503 56 🇲🇷Mauritania 7,680
titlePoorest Countries in the World 2024 | Global Finance Magazine
linkhttps://gfmag.com/data/economic-data/poorest-country-in-the-world/
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questionIs it safe to travel to Mauritania now?
snippetLatest update:We've reviewed our advice and continue to advise reconsider your need to travel to Mauritania. Higher levels apply in some areas. Protests and demonstrations occur from time to time. Avoid political gatherings and demonstrations and follow the advice of local authorities.
titleMauritania Travel Advice & Safety | Smartraveller
linkhttps://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/africa/mauritania
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questionWhat is Mauritania famous for?
snippetMauritania is rich in mineral resources, especially iron and ore. It is seen by the West as a valuable ally in the fight against Islamist militancy in the Sahel region. 4 days ago
titleMauritania country profile - BBC News
linkhttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-13881985
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questionCan you drink alcohol in Mauritania?
snippetMauritania is a dry country. The sale and consumption of alcohol is against the law, although some restaurants do serve it. It is wise to carry your ID at all times, particularly when traveling outside Nouakchott. You should also comply promptly with directions from the police and other Mauritanian security forces.
titleIs Travel to Mauritania Safe? 5 Important Things to Know
linkhttps://www.worldnomads.com/travel-safety/western-africa/mauritania/mauritania-travel-safety-guide
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