Outline of Mauritania Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outline_of_Mauritania

The location of Mauritania
An enlargeable relief map of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Mauritania:

Mauritaniasovereign country located in West Africa.[1] Mauritania is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the west, by Senegal on the southwest, by Mali on the east and southeast, by Algeria on the northeast, and by the Morocco-controlled Western Sahara on the northwest. It is named after the ancient Berber kingdom of Mauretania. The capital and largest city is Nouakchott, located on the Atlantic coast.

General reference[edit]

An enlargeable basic map of Mauritania

Geography of Mauritania[edit]

Geography of Mauritania


 Mali 2,237 km
 Morocco 1,561 km
 Senegal 813 km
 Algeria 463 km
  • Coastline: 754 km

Environment of Mauritania[edit]

An enlargeable satellite image of Mauritania

Natural geographic features of Mauritania[edit]

Regions of Mauritania[edit]

Regions of Mauritania

Ecoregions of Mauritania[edit]

List of ecoregions in Mauritania

Administrative divisions of Mauritania[edit]

Administrative divisions of Mauritania

Departments of Mauritania[edit]

Departments of Mauritania

Settlements in Mauritania[edit]

Demography of Mauritania[edit]

Demographics of Mauritania

Government and politics of Mauritania[edit]

Politics of Mauritania

Branches of the government of Mauritania[edit]

Government of Mauritania

Executive branch of the government of Mauritania[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Mauritania[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Mauritania[edit]

Court system of Mauritania

Foreign relations of Mauritania[edit]

Foreign relations of Mauritania

International organization membership of Mauritania[edit]

The Islamic Republic of Mauritania is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Mauritania[edit]

Law of Mauritania

Military of Mauritania[edit]

Military of Mauritania

Local government in Mauritania[edit]

Local government in Mauritania

History of Mauritania[edit]

History of Mauritania

Culture of Mauritania[edit]

Culture of Mauritania

Art in Mauritania[edit]

Sports in Mauritania[edit]

Sports in Mauritania

Economy and infrastructure of Mauritania[edit]

Economy of Mauritania

Education in Mauritania[edit]

Education in Mauritania

Health in Mauritania[edit]

Health in Mauritania

See also[edit]



  1. ^ a b "Mauritania". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 3, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009.
  2. ^ The only glaciers in Africa are on Mt Kenya (in Kenya), on Kilimanjaro (in Tanzania), and in the Ruwenzori Mountains (which are located in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo). See Proceedings of the Riederalp Workshop, September 1978; Actes de l'Atelier de Riederalp, septembre 1978): IAHS-AISH Publ. no. 126, 1980.

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