10 Interesting Facts about Mauritania

Mauritania or Islamic Republic of Mauritania, is a country in Northwest Africa. Read to learn Interesting and amazing Mauritania Facts.

Facts about Mauritania
Mauritania or Islamic Republic of Mauritania, is a country in Northwest Africa. It is the eleventh largest country in Africa. Here are some interesting and amazing Mauritania Facts.

1. Independence

Mauritania got its independence on Nov. 28, 1960 from France and was admitted to the United Nations in 1961.


2. Its Capital

Nouakchott is the capital of Mauritania, which means “place of the winds.”


3. Currency Ouguiya

Mauritania currency Ouguiya is the one of the two curriencies that does not use a decimal currency. The other one is Malagasy Ariary.


4. Slavery

Mauritania passed a law in 1981 to abolish slavery. But according to a estimate of 2003, there are still 90,000 slaves in Mauritania. It is the last country in the world that's need to abolish slavery.


5. Muslim Country


Mauritanian is a muslim country and most of its people belong to the Sunni Muslims.


6. Language

Arabic is the official and national language of Mauritania. Pulaar, Soninke, Wolof, French and Hassaniya are some of other language at spoken in Mauritania .


7. Bull Eye Space Look


If you look at Mauritania from space, you can see a clear bull’s-eye-like image called “The Eye of Africa.”


8. Poor Country

Mauritania is a poor country and about 40% of its population still below the poverty line.



9. Longest Train

World's one of the longest train is found in Mauritania. It measures almost three kilometers long.


10. Mount Ijill


Mount Ijill is the tallest mountain of Mauritania. It is made up of almost completely of hematite (iron ore).

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