Overview - Mauritania

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Capital:Nouakchott
Area:1,030,700 km²
Population:3,177,388 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Arabic (official), Pulaar, Soninke, French, Hassaniya, Wolof.
Religion(s):Islam.
Ethnic Group(s):Mixed Maur/black - 40%, Moor - 30%, Black - 30%.