National Symbols of Mauritania

Mauritania is a country in Africa. It shares borders with the following countries: Algeria, Mali, Senegal, . The capital of Mauritania is Nouakchott.

The official language is French, Arabic and the Mauritanian ouguiya is the currency of the Mauritania. The domain is .mr and the country code is +222.

National day is celebrated on 28 Nov 1960. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Mauritania is no exception.

In Mauritania, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Mauritanian people. Tea is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Mauritania. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Mauritanian symbol.

The country was founded by Moktar Ould Daddah. The current president of Mauritania is Mohamed Ould Ghazouani and Mohamed Ould Bilal is the Prime Minister.

In Mauritania the power plugs and sockets are of type C, E, F. The standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Mauritanian national anthem was written by N/A and composed by Rajih Sami Daoud.

Country information

Official name(s) The Islamic Republic of Mauritania
Alternative name(s) Islamic Republic of Mauritania (official, English)
Regional location Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Senegal and Western Sahara
Country name etymology Latin for "land of the Moors", Misnamed after the classical Mauretania in northern Morocco, itself named after the Berber Mauri or Moor tribe.
Climate Desert; constantly hot, dry, dusty
Terrain Mostly barren, flat plains of the Sahara; some central hills
Population 4,649,658
National Day 28 Nov 1960
Language(s) French, Arabic
Religion Islam
Country code +222
Literacy rate 45.5%
Currency Mauritanian ouguiya
Capital city Nouakchott
ISO MRT
Domain(TLD) .mr
Ethnicity Haratin, Arab-Berber, Halpulaar, Fulani, Mande, & Wolof
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Mauritanian
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 1,030,000 km2 (400,000 sq mi)
Timezone UTC (GMT)
Average elevation 276 m (906 ft)
Coastline 754 Km
Mains electricity 220 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Mauritania

Flag map of Mauritania

Motto of Mauritania

"Honor, Fraternity, Justice"

National animal of Mauritania

The National animal of Mauritania is African wild cat

National Animal of Mauritania - African wild cat

National flower of Mauritania

The National flower of Mauritania is Cheeses. Botanical name is Mauritanian Mallow.

National flower of Mauritania - Cheeses

National bird of Mauritania

The National bird of Mauritania is Not Declared

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Mauritanian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

A stone from the hand of a friend is an apple.

Open your mouth before you eat.

One must talk little, and listen a lot.

He who has no spoon will burn his hands.

A donkey which goes to grow horns returns with its ears cut off.

Not all the flowers of a tree produce fruit.

It is only the water that is spilled; the bowl is not broken!

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