Name Islamic Republic of Mauritania
Capital Nouakchott
Frequency of elections Every five years
Name of parliament National Assembly of Mauritania
Parliament website N/A
Languages Arabic, Pular, Soninke, Wolof, French
Area 1 030 700 km2
Population 3 840 429 (July 2018 est)
Imports Machinery and equipment, petroleum products, capital goods, foodstuffs, consumer goods
Exports Iron ore, fish and fish products, livestock, gold, copper, crude oil
Currency Mauritanian ouguiya

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Country stats as per the World Factbook