Mauritania Country in Africa information and photo #Mauritania – Mauritania flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Mauritania /mɔːrɪˈteɪniə/, officially the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, is a country in the Maghreb region of western North Africa.
Population: 3.89 million (2013) World Bank
Currency: Mauritanian ouguiya
President: Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz
Official language: Arabic