Mauritania got its name from ancient kingdom called Berber kingdom of Mauretania. This kingdom existed from the 3rd century BC to the 7th century.

The terrain in Mauritania is mostly barren and flat desert, Sahara Desert, covering 2/3 of the country.

Mauritania is in West Africa, with a population of 4.4 million people. Its capital is Nouakchott, and their currency is Mauritanian Ouguiya. The official language in Mauritania is French.

They celebrate many holidays including:

Fun activities to do

To download the flag and map:

  1. Click on the image
  2. Right-click and select Save Image As…

Also try making a postcard and it’s stamp! Try filling in your suitcase for the trip!