Mauritania Overview

Mauritania is located in northwestern Africa and borders Algeria, Mali, Senegal, Western Sahara and the Atlantic Ocean. The population of the country is mostly inhabited in the cities of Nouakchott and Nouadhibou and along the Senegal River in the south. Capital: Nouakchott Biggest city: Nouakchott State: republic Language: Arabic Religion: Islam Surface: 1 030 700 […]

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Mauritania Population and Language

Mauritania Population and Language

Around three quarters of Mauritania’s population is Moors. They are usually divided into two subgroups that have the same language and culture but different ethnic origins: beidan (white mores) and haratins (black morians). In addition, there are black African ethnic groups with no historical ties to the Moors. Mauritania is a border zone between Arab […]

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