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 ISO code is MRU and the currency symbol is UM.


This nation's capital is Nouakchott and the country shares a border with Algeria, Mali, Senegal. The inhabitants speak the following languages: Arabic. Country territory measures 1,030,700 km², a postcode system isn't employed and the main cities are: نواكشوط, نواذيبو, Podor, Rosso Sénégal, Smrzovka.


On average citizens spend 9 years in school (including higher education).


Interesting food you need to try here: Thieboudienne, Couscous. There are UNESCO listed sites: Banc d'Arguin National Park, Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata.


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

Good to know

The domain name ".mr" is used by the country's websites, the country's ISO code is MR, telephone numbers begin with +222 For more information about this country, check


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