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Global Glance: Mauritania

  Capital Nouakchott Size/Population 397,954 sq. mi./3,069,000 (2009) Land ¾ desert, plus plateaus and some mountains Politics Islamic republic Economy Iron ore Currency Ouguiya Languages Arabic, French, and various African languages Religion Sunni Muslim Ethnic Groups 30% Arab (Moors, Berbers, … Continue reading

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