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Mauritania

 

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 Mauritania
All information: Mauritania
 
 United States
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Area:1,030,700 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:4,301,000 323,128,000

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Politik

Government form:Presidential republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1960 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Nouakchott Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:4.2 32.9
Life expectancy males:61.6 years 76.4 years
Life expectancy females:64.6 years 81.2 years
Birthrate:34.57 ‰ 12.40 ‰
Deathrate:7.96 ‰ 8.20 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.80 % 3.90 %


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
Visit also: Explanations and country ranking on quality of life (in german only)
 
Political stability:42 74
Civil rights:17 99
Health:6 70
Security:72 67
Climate:54 65
Cost of Living:1 11
Popularity:19 92


Economy

Currency: Ouguiya (1 MRO = 5 Khoums) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:10.2 % 4.9 %
Inflation rate:1.49 % 1.26 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:71.30 % 43.80 %
Average income:1,000 € 50,288 €
corruption index:28 (very bad) 75 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:4,195 Mio €0.98 M € 16,486,213 M €51.02 M €
Gross national product:4,289 Mio €1.00 M € 16,249,732 M €50.29 M €
Exported goods:1,479 M €0.34 M € 1,954,564 M €6.05 M €
Imported goods:2,218 M €0.52 M € 2,401,403 M €7.43 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:10,628 km2.47 km 6,586,610 km20.38 km
Railways:728 km0.17 km 293,564 km0.91 km
Airports:300.007 13,5130.042


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:1.11 bn kWh257,613.43 kWh 3,911.00 bn kWh12.10 m kWh
Energy production:1.19 bn kWh276,911.19 kWh 4,088.00 bn kWh12.65 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh30,003.64 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 80.66 bn kWh249,622.82 kWh
CO2 emissions:2.71 m t630.06 t 5.25 bn t16,260.70 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+222 +1
Internet domain:.mr .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:53,19112 121,530,000376
Mobile phones:3,614,172840 416,684,0001,290
Internet server:220 505,000,0001,563
Internet users:774,183180 246,147,996762



Climate

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Daytime temperatures:35.2 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:22.1 °C 7.2 °C
Water temperature:21.4 °C 19.1 °C
Relative humidity:45 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:13 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:20.4 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:8.8 7.2


Native languages

English:n/a 82.1 %
Hassaniya:81.7 % n/a
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Wolof:6.6 % n/a
Tukulor:5.4 % n/a
Soninke:2.7 % n/a
Ful:1.2 % n/a
Zenaga:1.2 % n/a
German:n/a 0.7 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
Chinese:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
other:1.2 % 3.0 %


Religions

Islam:100.0 % 0.6 %
Christianity:n/a 78.5 %
Jewry:n/a 1.7 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:0.0 % 18.5 %