Capital: Nouakchott

Population: 4,165,592 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Mauritanian Ouguiya (MRO)

Official Language: Arabic

Unofficial Languages: French, Pulaar, Soninke, Wolof

Main Religion: Islam

Ethnic Groups: Moors, other Africans

Largest Cities: Nouakchott, Nouadhibou, Rosso

Main Sport: Football

Political System: Presidential Republic

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