What was the official name of mauritania before its called mauritania?
It was a part of French West Africa from 1920 until it gained independence in 1960.
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Mauritania is a country in Western North Africa. It is bordered bythe Atlantic Ocean to the west, Western Sahara to the north,Algeria to the north-east, Mali to the east and s…outh-east, andSenegal to the south-west.
Nouakchott is the capital of Mauritania
Islamic Republic of Mauritania
An interesting fact about Mauritania, which is in the west of Africa, is that nearly 100% are Muslims. Mauritania, on the whole, is an Islamic Republic, and any other religion… is severely restricted. Hope that anwered your question:-)
That is the correct spelling of "Mauritania" (the largest country on the west coast of northern Africa).
The motto of Mauritania is "Honor, Fraternity, and Justice."
Yes as much of the country is in poverty, and 20% of the population is enslaved.
They are called Mauritanians .
1922before it was made
Yes, the Sahara extends into Mauritania.
The government of Mauritania was overthrown on 6 August 2008, in a military coup d'Ã©tat led by General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz. On 16 April 2009, General Aziz resigned from… the military to run for president in the 19 July elections, which he won. In Mauritania about 20% of the population live on less than US$1.25 per day. For detailed informations about Mauritania follow the link underneath this field for answering questions