Country Facts

Capital city: Nouakchott, largest city (main seaport and international airport).
Area: 1030700 square km
National day: 28th November 1960
Independence: 28th November 1960. Former French colony.
Population: 2.6 million as of 2000
Language: Arabic (official), French, Wolof, Berber, Sonnike, Fula.
Currency: Ouguiyas (UM)

TAC Rep:    Mr Saadou Ebih Ould Mohammed Hace
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