Mauritania: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 21.01797 / longitude: -10.95071

General information


It is ranked 136# in the world with a GDP of $9,996,249,658 USD in 2021. The currency symbol is UM, and the ISO code for that currency is MRU.


Country territory measures 1,030,700 km², a postcode system isn't employed and the main cities are: نواكشوط, نواذيبو, Podor, Rosso Sénégal, Smrzovka. Here are the different languages spoken in the country: Arabic. Nouakchott serves as this nation's capital and the country shares a border with Algeria, Mali, Senegal.


This nation has UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Banc d'Arguin National Park, Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata. Here is a list of famous dishes in this country: Thieboudienne, Couscous.


21.00 years is the median age in this country and the birth growth rate is at 1.96%. There are 3,718,678 people here, or 0.05% of the world's population.


The inhabitants stay 9 years in school (tertiary education included).

Good to know is a good place to find out more details on this country. The country's ISO code is MR, the country's websites have the domain name ".mr", phone numbers start with +222


ISO code MR
Capital Nouakchott
Population 3,718,678
World percentage 0.05%
Median age 21.00 years
Population growth rate 1.96%
Main cities
Spoken languages Arabic
GDP (2021) $9,996,249,658
GDP position #136
Currency code MRU
Currency symbol UM
School life expectancy 9 years
National dish Thieboudienne, Couscous
TLD .mr
Phone prefix +222