About Your Tour of Mauritania MAURITANIA, located in northwest Africa gives visitors a perfect opportunity to hunt, fish and trek through the desert. Travel through the desert of CHINGUETTI, visit the town of ATAR, bathe in the oasis of TERGIT. Fish in the lakes and hunt in the sand dunes, oases and desert of MAURITANIA. Shop at the traditional bazaars and craft markets in NOUAKCHOTT, MAURITANIA's capital city. Mauritania Facts Full country name: Islamic Republic of Mauritania Area: 1.03 million sq km Population: 3.177 million (2005) Capital City: Nouakchott (pop 800,000) People: Black Moors 40%, Moors 30%, Black Africans ( Soninké , Pulaar , Peuls , Wolof) 30% Language: Arabic, French, Wolof Religion: Islam Government: republic Head of State: President General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz Visas: All visitors must get a visa before arriving. Visas are valid for up to three months from the date of entry. Electricity: 110 to 220V; assume 220V when in doubt Weights & measures: Metric
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