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Mauritania has 2,3 million inhabitants. The surface area 1,030,700 kmē. According to official figures 99,4% are Muslims, 0,4% Christians, 0,2% belong to other religions. Arabic is the official language, French is widely spoken. Chef de l'Etat is Maaouya Ould Sid Ahmed Taya.

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