Arab World


06. Mauretania



Islamic Republic of Mauritania
Al Jumhuriyah al Islamiyah al Muritaniyah




The International Year Book and Statesmen's Who's Who. Ed. Jennifer Dilworth, Megan Stuart-Jones. Leiden: Brill Publisher, 2010. Section: States of  the World, s.v. 'Mauretania'.

Capital: Nouakchott (Population estimate: 635,000)
Head of State: Gen. Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz (President)
National Flag: A gold five-pointed star and crescent, in the centre of a green background

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