Islamic Republic of Mauritania

(Mauritania )

System of governmentsemi-presidential republic
Country codeMR, MRT
FlagIslamic Republic of Mauritania
Capital cityNouakchott
CurrencyMauritanian ouguiya (MRU)
Predominant religionSunni Islam
Former colonizerFrance (French Republic)
MembershipUN
WTO
MMF
African Union
Population3 461 041 people
(130. place in the world)
Area1 030 700 km2
(28. place in the world)
Density3 people per km2
(192. place in the world)
GDP per capita3 958 USD per capita
(142. place in the world)
PeacefulnessGPI Global Peace Index 2,333
(120. place in the world)
CorruptionCPI Corruption Perceptions Index 28
(138. place in the world)
Human developmentHDI Human Development Index 0,520
(159. place in the world)
Economy freedomEFI Economy Freedom Index 55,7
(116. place in the world)
Life expectancy63,4 years
(161. place in the world)
Income iequalityGini coefficient 32,6
(38. place in the world)
CO2 emissions2,962 Mt CO2/year
(139. place in the world)
CO2 emissions per km23 t CO2/km2/year
(177. place in the world)
CO2 emissions per capita0,9 t CO2/per capita/year
(133. place in the world)
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