Mauritania is officially the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. It is situated in West Africa and is an Arab Maghreb country. The desert and ocean form a major part of Mauritania. Beautiful sights like rock formations adorn the interiors of Mauritania. The ancient cities of Mauritania like Chinguetti, Quadane, Oualata and Tichitt with their long histories form major tourist attractions.
Arabic, Pulaar, Soninke, Wolof and French
1,030,700 square km (397,954 square miles)