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Islamic Republic of MAURITANIA
(Nouakchott)

Islamic Republic of MAURITANIA

Flag or logo since 2017-08-15
Al-Jumhūriyyah al-Islāmiyyah al-MŪRĪTĀNIYYAH : الجمهورية الإسلامية الموريتانية (ar) + République islamique de MAURITANIE (fr)
Emblem or Symbol

President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz
(ruler of MAURITANIA since 2009-08-05)
Population:
Area:
Capital:Nouakchott(Nuwakshut)
Official languages:()
Official relgions:()

Metropole:


MAURITANIA Islamic Republic of MAURITANIA  (Nouakchott)

14 Metropolitan Divisions:

ADRAR ADRAR Province  (Atar)Local: Wilayat ADARAR : ولاية آدرار (ar) + Province de l''ADRAR (fr)  (Atar)
ASSABA ASSABA Province  (Kiffa)Local: Wilaya EL-''AÇABA : ولاية العصابة (ar) + Province de l''ASSABA (fr)  (Kîfa)
BRAKNA BRAKNA Province  (Aleg)Local: Wilayat AL-BRAKNA : ولاية البراكنة (ar) + Province de BRAKNA (fr)  (Aleg)
DAKHLET NOUADHIBOU DAKHLET NOUADHIBOU Province  (Nouadhibou)Local: Wilayat DAKHLET NUWÂDHIBU : ولاية داخلت نواذيبو (ar) + Province de DAKHLET NOUÂDHIBOU (fr)  (Nuwâdhibu)
EASTERN HODH EASTERN HODH Province  (Nema)Local: Wilayat EL-HODH ECH-CHARGUI : ولاية الحوض الشرقي (ar) + Province du HODH ECH CHARGUI (fr)  (Néma)
GORGOL GORGOL Province  (Kaedi)Local: Wilayat KARKUL : ولاية كركول (ar) + Province du GORGOL (fr)  (Kaédi)
GUIDIMAKA GUIDIMAKA Province  (Selibaby)Local: Wilayat GUIDIMAKHA : ولاية كيدي ماغة (ar) + Province de GUIDIMAKA (fr)  (Sélibabi)
INCHIRI INCHIRI Province  (Akjoujt)Local: Wilayat INCHIRI : ولاية إينشيري (ar) + Province d''INCHIRI (fr)  (Akjoujt)
NOUAKCHOTT-NORTH NOUAKCHOTT-NORTH Province  (Dar Naim)Local: Wilayat NUWAKSHUT ASH-SHAMALIA : نواكشوط الشمالية (ar) + Province de NOUAKCHOTT-NORD (fr)  (Dar Al-Naim)
NOUAKCHOTT-SOUTH NOUAKCHOTT-SOUTH Province  (Arafat)Local: Wilayat NUWAKSHUT AL-JANUBIA : ولاية نواكشوط الجنوبية (ar) + Province de NOUAKCHOTT-SUD (fr)  (Arafat)
NOUAKCHOTT-WEST NOUAKCHOTT-WEST Province  (Ksar)Local: Wilayat NUWAKSHUT AL-GHARBIA : ولاية نواكشوط الغربية (ar) + Province de NOUAKCHOTT-OUEST (fr)  (Al-Kasr)
TAGANT TAGANT Province  (Tijikja)Local: Wilayat TAGANT : ولاية تكانت (ar)+ Province de TAGANT (fr)  (Tidjikdja)
TRARZA TRARZA Province  (Rosso)Local: Wilayat AT-TARARIZA : ولاية الترارزة (ar) + Province de TRARZA (fr)  (Rosso)
WESTERN HODH WESTERN HODH Province  (Aiun El-Atruss)Local: Wilayat EL-HODH EL-GHARBI : ولاية الحوض الغربي (ar) + Province du HODH EL GHARBI (fr)  (Aïoun El-Atrouss)




3 Condominiums, co-administered or disputed territories in Africa:

BOU LANUAR Restricted Area of BOU LANUAR  (Bou Lanuar)Local: Zone restreinte de BOU LANUAR (fr) + Al-Mintaqat al-Mahzura BU LANUAR : المنطقة المحظورة بو آل نوار (ar) + Área restringida de BOU LANOUAR (es)  (Bou Lanuar)
DUDIANE EL KHIYAM Restricted Area of DUDIANE EL KHIYAM  (Dudiane El Khiyam)Local: Al-Mintaqat al-Mahzura DUDIAN AL-KHIYAM : المنطقة يام المن دودين الخيام (ar) + Área restringida de DUDIANE EL-KHIYAM (es) + Zone restreinte de DUDIANE EL-KHIYAM (fr)  (Dudiane El-Khiyam)
LAGOUIRA LAGOUIRA Territory  (Lagouira + Guerguerat)Local: Territorio de LA GÜERA (es) + Iqlim LAGHWIRA : إقليم لاغويرا (ar) + Territoire de LAGOUIRA (fr)  (Lagouira + Guergarat)

Other notable Territories in Africa:

HARATIN Initiative Resurgence of Abolitionist Movement in Mauritania : IRA  (Nouakchott)Local: Initiative de Résurgence du Mouvement Abolitionniste en Mauritanie : IRA (fr)  (Nuwakshut)
TAGANT Emirate of TAGANT  (Tijikja)Local: Emirat TAGANT : إمرات تكانت (ar) + Émirat du TAGANIT (fr)  (Tidjikdja)
TRARZA Emirate of TRARZA  (Rosso)Local: Emirat TARARIZA : إمارة الترارزة (ar) + Émirat de TRARZA (fr)  (Rosso)





71 Organizations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)


AFRICA-FRANCE Conference of Heads of State of Africa and France : AFRICA-FRANCE Summit  (Bamako)
AFRICAN BANK African Development Bank : AFDB  (Tunis)
AFRICAN CARIBBEAN AND PACIFIC STATES African Caribbean and Pacific Group of States : ACP STATES  (Brussels)
AFRICAN NATURE African Convention on Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources : CONVENTION ON CONSERVATION  (Maputo)
AFRICAN UNION African Union : AU  (Addis Ababa + Midrand)
AIPO African Intellectual Property Organization : AIPO  (Yaounde)
APPA African Petroleum Producers'' Association : APPA  (Brazzaville)
ARAB LEAGUE League of Arab States : ARAB LEAGUE  (Cairo)
ARAB MAGHREB UNION Arab Maghreb Union : AMU  (Algiers + Rabat)
ASECNA Agency for the Safety of Air Navigation in Africa and Madagascar : ASECNA  (Dakar)
CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROHIBITION Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons : OPCW  (The Hague)
COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)
CUSTOMS World Customs Organization : WCO  (Brussels)
ENERGY International Energy Charter : IEC  (Woluwe-Saint Lambert)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FRANCOPHONIE International Organization of The Francophonie : OIF  (Paris)
GENEVA CONVENTION GENEVA Convention  (Geneva)
GLOBAL FUND The Global Fund to Fight Aids Tuberculosis and Malaria : GFATM  (Vernier-Geneva)
GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN Coalition of Developing Countries : GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN  (New York City)
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency : IAEA Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development : IFAD Specialized Agency  (Rome)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
IMO International Maritime Organization : IMO Specialized Agency  (London)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Grand Saconnex)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Lyons)
IOM International Organization for Migration : IOM Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IRENA International Renewable Energy Agency : IRENA  (Masdar City)
ISESCO Islamic Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : ISESCO  (Rabat)
ISLAM Organization of Islamic Cooperation : OIC  (Jeddah)
ISLAMIC BANK Islamic Development Bank : IDB  (Jeddah)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
MEDITERRANEAN Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean : PAM  (Saint Julian''s)
MEDITERRANEAN UNION Union for the Mediterranean : UFM  (Barcelona)
NATURE CONSERVATION International Union for Conservation of Nature : IUCN  (Gland)
NON-ALIGNED Non-Aligned Movement : NAM - Advancing South South Cooperation  (Jakarta + New York City)
NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty : NPT  (New York City)
NUCLEAR TEST BAN Provisional Secretariat of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Organization : CTBTO  (Vienna)
OHCHR Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : OHCHR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
PELINDABA TREATY African Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Treaty : ANWFZ  (Pelindaba)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies : IFRCS  (Geneva)
SAHEL-SAHARAN STATES New Community of Sahel-Saharan States : CEN-SAD  (Tripoli)
SEABED Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority : ISA  (Kingston)
STANDARDIZATION International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
TELECOMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : ITSO  (Washington-District of Columbia)
TRIBUNAL OF THE SEA International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea : ITLOS  (Hamburg)
UN-HABITAT United Nations Human Settlements Programme : UN-HABITAT Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development : UNCTAD  (Geneva)
UNDP United Nations Development Programme : UNDP Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme : UNEP Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change : UNFCCC  (New York City)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children''s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization : UNIDO Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York City)
UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime : UNODC Agency  (Vienna)
UNWTO World Tourism Organization : UNWTO Specialized Agency  (Madrid)
UPEACE University for Peace : UPEACE  (Ciudad Colon)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHALING International Whaling Commission : IWC  (Impington)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization : WIPO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WORLD TRADE World Trade Organization : WTO  (Geneva)


Other Current Territories within the 2018's internationaly recognized Country boundaries (listed below in grey, it may contain errors)

BOU LANUAR Restricted Area of BOU LANUAR  (Bou Lanuar)
DUDIANE EL KHIYAM Restricted Area of DUDIANE EL KHIYAM  (Dudiane El Khiyam)

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