Mauritania


Currency

The official currency of Mauritania is Ouguiya (code: MRO).

Capital

Nouakchott

Location

Mauritania is located in Africa.


Mauritania Location

Population

Estimated population (2010): 3,460,000

Estimated population (2000): 2,643,000

Estimated population (1950): 657,000

Flag


Mauritania Flag

Economy

The economy of Mauritania depends on agriculture and livestock. Mauritania has extensive deposits of iron ore, and its coastal waters are among the richest fishing areas in the world.