An error occured. Details Hide
You have unsaved pages. Restore Cancel


  • President:Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz
  • Prime Minister:Yahya Ould Hademine
  • Capital city:Nouakchott
  • Languages:Arabic (official and national), Pulaar, Soninke, Wolof (all national languages), French note: the spoken Arabic in Mauritania differs considerably from the modern standard Arabic used for official written purposes or in the media; the Mauritanian dialect, which incorporates many Berber words, is referred to as Hassaniya
  • Government:No data
  • National statistics office
  • Country Focus Page:No data
  • Population:4,420,184 (2017)
  • Area, sq. km:1,030,700
  • GDP per capita, current US$:1,137 (2017)
  • GDP, current US$, bln.:5.02 (2017)
  • GINI index:32.6 (2014)