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Mauritania

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Area:1,030,700 km2
Locality type:Country


Mauritania is divided into 12 regions (French: régions) called wilaya and one capital district in Nouakchott, which in turn are subdivided into 44 departments (moughataa; French: départements).

Not to be confused with Mauretania which is a part of the historical Berber land in North Africa (it corresponds to present day Morocco and a part of western Algeria)).


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66 valid minerals.

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