What was the official name of mauritania before its called mauritania?

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It was a part of French West Africa from 1920 until it gained independence in 1960.
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Where is Mauritania?

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

What are facts about 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

How do you spell mauritania?

That is the correct spelling of "Mauritania" (the largest country on the west coast of northern Africa).

Is mauritania a LEDC?

Yes as much of the country is in poverty, and 20% of the population is enslaved.

What happened to the Mauritania?

The government of Mauritania was overthrown on 6 August 2008, in a military coup d'état led by General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz. On 16 April 2009, General Aziz resigned from