Flag of Mauritania

The Mauritania flag is a green field with an upward-pointed crescent and star. The used colors in the flag are green, yellow. The proportion of the Mauritania flag is 2:3. The Flag of Mauritania was adopted in 2017.

Flag of Mauritania

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Flag proportion

Ratio 2:3


  • First flag usage: -
  • Adoption current flag: 1959
  • Last change flag: -

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About Mauritania


3 758 571


397 955 sq mi
1 030 700 km2

Population density

9 sq mi
4 km2

Country information

Country: Mauritania
Continent: Africa
Official languages: Arabic
Capital: Nouakchott
Government: Unitary semi-presidential republic
Border length: 3 153 miles / 5 074 km
Neighbouring countries
Algeria: 288 miles 463 km
Mali: 1 390 miles 2 237 km
Senegal: 505 miles 813 km
Western Sahara: 970 miles 1 561 km

The Mauritania flag is the flag of the country named Mauritania. Mauritania is located in continental Africa. Mauritania has 4 neighbouring countries. The total length of land borders of Mauritania is 3 153 mi/ 5 074 km. Mauritania border neighbours and border lengths are: Algeria: 463 km, Mali: 2 237 km, Senegal: 813 km, Western Sahara: 1 561 km.

3 758 571 people are living in Mauritania, a country stretching over 397 955 sq mi/ 1 030 700 km² (0% water). The population density in Mauritania is of 9 per sq mi/ 4 people per km². The official language of Mauritania is Arabic. The capital city of Mauritania is Nouakchott. Mauritania is a Unitary semi-presidential republic.

The currency in Mauritania is the Mauritanian ouguiya UM (MRO). UTC (standard time) in Mauritania is UTC+00:00 and UTC+00:00 in summer. Mauritania has the unique two-letter country code, MR (also Internet top-level domain), its three-letter country code is MRT, and its three-digit country code is 478. The calling code for Mauritania is +222.


0% water


Mauritanian ouguiya UM (MRO)


CET: UTC+00:00
CEST: UTC+00:00


Internet TLD: MR
Three-letter country code: MRT
Three-digit country code: 478
Calling code: +222