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MAURITANIA – Country Information

Population:
Mauritania has a population of 4,005,475 as of 2020.

Size:
1,030,698 sq km / 397,955 sq mi (roughly half the size of Alaska)

Capital City:
The capital city, Nouakchott, lies on a plateau near what was originally a village on a desert trail.

Ethnic Groups:
40% Black African-Arab-Berber (Black Moor)
30% Arab-Berber (White Moor)
30% Black African

Religion:
99.1% Suuni Muslim
0.9% Traditional / Christian / Other / Nonreligious

Mauritania is a Islamic State limiting religious freedom.

Languages:
Arabic
Fula
Soninke
Wolof

Geography:
Mauritania is a country along the Atlantic coast of Africa and has acted as a geographical and cultural bridge between North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa. It is mostly made up of desert and coastal lands.

Economy:
Mauritania’s economy is largely made up of extractive industries and agriculture. Profitable exports are iron ore, gold, copper, gypsum, and phosphate rock.

Interesting Fact:
Mauritania was one of the last countries to abolish slavery in 1981.

Important Facts:
In the 1400s, Europeans arrived and began mining gold and buying slaves. France established their control in Mauritania in 1904, and they gained their independence on July 28, 1960.

Click on the map above to see additional information concerning this country from nationsonline.org.

PRAISE & REVIVAL REPORTS – August 2020

GABON We praise the Lord that He has blessed us to be able to finish construction of the Bible School. LIBERIA We praise the Lord  He is still saving souls in the mist of this pandemic of COVID - 19. Fifty-two (52) people were baptized and forty-three (43) people...
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