Mauritania (Islamic Republic of Mauritania) , MR

Mauritania: Independent country in Africa

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Location of Islamic Republic of Mauritania

About

Seal of Mauritania 'December 2018' coat of arms image
Seal of Mauritania 'December 2018'
Seal of Mauritania 'December 2018' coat of arms image

Geography

Islamic Republic of Mauritania is located at 20°15'0"N 10°30'0"W (20.2500000, -10.5000000). It has 6 neighbors: Senegal, Mali, Western Sahara, Spain, Morocco and Algeria.

Mauritania map

The largest city of Islamic Republic of Mauritania is Nouakchott with a population of 1,315,000. . See all Islamic Republic of Mauritania cities & populated places.

Islamic Republic of Mauritania Quick Facts

Population : 4,420,184
Country : Mauritania
Head of government : Prime Minister of Mauritania
Plate code : RIM
Area : 1030700 km2
Official name : la République islamique de Mauritanie, Mauritania
Continent : Africa
Easternmost point : Point(-4.8333 25.0)
Northernmost point : Point(-8.67 27.3)
Legislative body : Mauritanian Parliament
Named for : Mauretania, Moors
Official language : Arabic
Capital : Nouakchott
Establishment : January 01, 1960 (61 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC±00:00
Local time : 15:14:29 (16th September 2021)

  • Mohamed Ould Bilal , 2020-08-06T00:00:00Z
  • Ismail Ould Bedde Ould Cheikh Sidiya , 6 August, 2020 2019-08-05T00:00:00Z
  • Mohamed Salem Ould Béchir , 5 August, 2019 2018-10-30T00:00:00Z
  • Yahya Ould Hademine , 29 October, 2018 2014-08-21T00:00:00Z

Islamic Republic of Mauritania has 6 neighbours.

  • Adrar Region
  • Brakna Region
  • Tiris Zemmour Region
  • Assaba Region
  • Guidimaka Region
  • Trarza Region
  • Gorgol Region
  • Tagant Region
  • Dakhlet Nouadhibou
  • Hodh Ech Chargui Region
  • Inchiri Region
  • Hodh El Gharbi Region
  • Nouakchott

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
1960 858,316 - statistical updating
1961 883,366 2.84% statistical updating
1962 909,310 2.85% statistical updating
1963 936,144 2.87% statistical updating
1964 963,865 2.88% statistical updating
1965 992,474 2.88% statistical updating
1966 1,021,972 2.89% statistical updating
1967 1,052,360 2.89% statistical updating
1968 1,083,646 2.89% statistical updating
1969 1,115,834 2.88% statistical updating
1970 1,148,936 2.88% statistical updating
1971 1,182,958 2.88% statistical updating
1972 1,217,914 2.87% statistical updating
1973 1,253,831 2.86% statistical updating
1974 1,290,741 2.86% statistical updating
1975 1,328,672 2.85% statistical updating
1976 1,367,629 2.85% statistical updating
1977 1,407,619 2.84% statistical updating
1978 1,448,677 2.83% statistical updating
1979 1,490,842 2.83% statistical updating
1980 1,534,141 2.82% statistical updating
1981 1,578,670 2.82% statistical updating
1982 1,624,427 2.82% statistical updating
1983 1,671,233 2.8% statistical updating
1984 1,718,837 2.77% statistical updating
1985 1,767,099 2.73% statistical updating
1986 1,815,983 2.69% statistical updating
1987 1,865,686 2.66% statistical updating
1988 1,916,611 2.66% statistical updating
1989 1,969,295 2.68% statistical updating
1990 2,024,163 2.71% statistical updating
1991 2,081,380 2.75% statistical updating
1992 2,140,957 2.78% statistical updating
1993 2,202,966 2.81% statistical updating
1994 2,267,433 2.84% statistical updating
1995 2,334,388 2.87% statistical updating
1996 2,403,805 2.89% statistical updating
1997 2,475,726 2.91% statistical updating
1998 2,550,307 2.92% statistical updating
1999 2,627,739 2.95% statistical updating
2000 2,708,095 2.97% statistical updating
2001 2,791,403 2.98% statistical updating
2002 2,877,431 2.99% statistical updating
2003 2,965,667 2.98% statistical updating
2004 3,055,425 2.94% statistical updating
2005 3,146,164 2.88% statistical updating
2006 3,237,713 2.83% statistical updating
2007 3,330,037 2.77% statistical updating
2008 3,422,901 2.71% statistical updating
2009 3,516,077 2.65% statistical updating
2010 3,609,420 2.59% statistical updating
2011 3,702,763 2.52% statistical updating
2012 3,796,141 2.46% statistical updating
2013 3,537,368 -7.32% statistical updating
2014 3,930,896 10.01% (Worldbank)
2015 4,046,301 2.85% (Worldbank)
2016 4,163,534 2.82% (Worldbank)
2017 4,420,184 5.81% statistical updating
2018 4,403,319 -0.38% (Worldbank)
2019 4,525,696 2.7% (Worldbank)

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Where Is Mauritania Located