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Green with a yellow five-pointed star above a yellow, horizontal crescent; the closed side of the crescent is down; the crescent, star, and color green are traditional symbols of Islam.
15 regions (regions, singular - region): Adrar, Assaba, Brakna, Dakhlet Nouadhibou, Gorgol, Guidimaka, Hodh Ech Chargui, Hodh El Gharbi, Inchiri, Nouakchott Nord, Nouakchott Ouest, Nouakchott Sud, Tagant, Tiris Zemmour, and Trarza.
2,828,858 (July 2002 est.)
Hassaniya Arabic (official), Pulaar, Soninke, Wolof (official), French
20° 00' N, 12° 00' W
 Area total: 
1,030,700 sq. km
 Land area: 
1,030,400 sq. km
 Water area: 
300 sq. km
 Total land
5,074 km
 with neighbor
Algeria 463 km, Mali 2,237 km, Senegal 813 km, Western Sahara 1,561 km
754 km
Sebkha de Ndrhamcha -3 m - Kediet Ijill 910 m
 country code: 
ouguiya (MRO)
 Name -
 long form: 
Islamic Republic of Mauritania
 Name -
 short form: 
 Name - local
 long form: 
Al Jumhuriyah al Islamiyah al Muritaniyah
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28 November 1960 (from France)
12 July 1991
Independence Day, 28 November (1960)

 Wszelkie prawa zastrze¿one. (C) SP6NVK 2002-2012