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 Mauritania 
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 5T 
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 Time zone
 0 h 
 Continent
 Africa 
 ITU zone
 46 
 CQ zone
 35 
 
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 Flag description 
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.
 
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 Mauritania 
 Capital: 
Nouakchott
 Administrative
 divisions: 
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.
 Population: 
2,828,858 (July 2002 est.)
 Languages: 
Hassaniya Arabic (official), Pulaar, Soninke, Wolof (official), French
 Geographic
 coordinates: 
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
 boundaries: 
5,074 km
 Borders
 with neighbor
 countries: 
Algeria 463 km, Mali 2,237 km, Senegal 813 km, Western Sahara 1,561 km
 Coastline: 
754 km
 Elevation
 extremes: 
Sebkha de Ndrhamcha -3 m - Kediet Ijill 910 m
 Internet
 country code: 
.mr
 Currency: 
ouguiya (MRO)
 Name -
 conventional
 long form: 
Islamic Republic of Mauritania
 Name -
 conventional
 short form: 
Mauritania
 Name - local
 long form: 
Al Jumhuriyah al Islamiyah al Muritaniyah
 Name - local
 short form: 
Muritanyah
 Independence: 
28 November 1960 (from France)
 Constitution: 
12 July 1991
 Government
 type: 
republic
 National
 holiday: 
Independence Day, 28 November (1960)
 
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