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Official NameThe Islamic Republic of Mauritania
Country Meaning(Land of the Mauri)
MottoHonor, Fraternity, Justice (Official)
AnthemBilada-l ubati-l hudati-l kiram (Country of the Proud, Guiding Noblemen)
Population4,271,197 (0.05% of the world)
LanguagesArabic (official and national), Pular, Soninke, Wolof (all national languages), French
Alpha Code »MR / MRT
Internet Domain
Currency Symbol Mauritanian ouguiya (UM MRU)
Central Bank »Central Bank of Mauritania
Calling Codes+222
Area Total Area: 1,030,700 km2 (398,000 sq mi)
Land: 1,025,520 km2 (395,960 sq mi)
Water: 4,480 km2 (1,730 sq mi)
RegionWestern Africa Sub-Saharan Africa
Lat/Long21.0078900, -10.9408350
Timezone1 timezone(s)