The Lord's Move to Africa


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Country Profile

Location: West Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Senegal and Western Sahara 
Geographical Size: 1,030,700 sq km 
Climate: desert; constantly hot, dry, dusty 
Population: 3,840,429 (July 2018 est.) 
Population Growth Rate: 2.14% (2018 est.) 
Languages: Arabic (official and national), Pular, Soninke, Wolof (all national languages), French 
Religion: Muslim (official) 100% 
Government Type: presidential republic 
Capital City: Nouakchott 
Economy: Mauritania's economy is dominated by extractive industries (oil and mines), fisheries, livestock, agriculture, and services. 
GDP (Purchase power parity): $17.28 billion (2017 est.) Communications: Fixed line telephone 57,057 (2017 est.) Mobile Cellular 4,074,157 (2017 est.) Internet users 661,913 (July 2016 est.) Information and map From CIA