COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic
Current President: Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz
Population: 4,067,564 (2015)
Land Size: 1.04 million sq km (398,000 sq miles)
Major Ethic Groups:
- Mon - Jan 22, 2018: Guinea Bow Out of CHAN With Heads High - AllAfrica News: Mauritania
[CAF] Captain Ibrahim Sory Sankhon led by example by scoring the only goal as Guinea beat Mauritania in the final Group A match on Sunday in Marrakech.
- Mon - Jan 15, 2018: A Dozen Shades of Khaki - Counter-Insurgency Operations in the Sahel - AllAfrica News: Mauritania
[IRIN] Dakar -The region has never been so militarised. Here's an overview of the international players in uniform.