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Mauritania
INTRODUCTION
1. Geography
2. Political situation
3. Economy
a. Figures
4. Defense
5. Health
6. Education
a. Universities
7. Demographics
8. Religions
a. Freedom
9. Peoples
10. Languages
11. Human rights
12. History
13. Cities and Towns



























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Open map of MauritaniaFlag of MauritaniaMauritania /
Geography


Water surface: 0 km²
Population density: 3 inhabitants per kmē
Border: 5,074 km. Senegal 813 km; Mali 2,237 km: Algeria 463 km; Western Sahara 1,561 km.
Coastline: 754 km
Highest point: Kediat Ijill 915 metres.
Lowest point: Sabkha de Ndrhamcha -5 metres.
Arable land: 0.48%
Mauritania is almost only desert, with the exception of the fertile belt along the border river of Senegal in the south. The desert is scattered with oases, which to a large extent represent the original form of life in most of the country. In these oases, there are many inhabitants and much important agriculture.

Desert

  • Sahara




  • By Tore Kjeilen