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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.

Contents

  • General reference 1
  • Geography of Mauritania 2
    • Location 2.1
    • Environment of Mauritania 2.2
      • Natural geographic features of Mauritania 2.2.1
    • Regions of Mauritania 2.3
      • Ecoregions of Mauritania 2.3.1
      • Administrative divisions of Mauritania 2.3.2
        • Departments of Mauritania 2.3.2.1
        • Settlements in Mauritania 2.3.2.2
    • Demography of Mauritania 2.4
  • Government and politics of Mauritania 3
    • Branches of the government of Mauritania 3.1
      • Executive branch of the government of Mauritania 3.1.1
      • Legislative branch of the government of Mauritania 3.1.2
      • Judicial branch of the government of Mauritania 3.1.3
    • Foreign relations of Mauritania 3.2
      • International organization membership of Mauritania 3.2.1
    • Law and order in Mauritania 3.3
    • Military of Mauritania 3.4
    • Local government in Mauritania 3.5
  • History of Mauritania 4
  • Culture of Mauritania 5
    • Art in Mauritania 5.1
    • Sports in Mauritania 5.2
  • Economy and infrastructure of Mauritania 6
  • Education in Mauritania 7
  • Health in Mauritania 8
  • See also 9
  • References 10
  • External links 11

General reference

An enlargeable basic map of Mauritania

Geography of Mauritania

Location

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

Environment of Mauritania

An enlargeable satellite image of Mauritania

Natural geographic features of Mauritania

Regions of Mauritania

Ecoregions of Mauritania

Administrative divisions of Mauritania

Departments of Mauritania
Settlements in Mauritania

Demography of Mauritania

Government and politics of Mauritania

Main article: Government of Mauritania and Politics of Mauritania

Branches of the government of Mauritania

Executive branch of the government of Mauritania

Legislative branch of the government of Mauritania

Judicial branch of the government of Mauritania

Foreign relations of Mauritania

International organization membership of Mauritania

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

Law and order in Mauritania

Military of Mauritania

Local government in Mauritania

History of Mauritania

Main article: Current events of Mauritania

Culture of Mauritania

Art in Mauritania

Sports in Mauritania

Economy and infrastructure of Mauritania

Education in Mauritania

Health in Mauritania

See also

References

  1. ^ a b
  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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