Sunday, October 18, 2009

Mauritania, Introduction

Mauritania, officially known as the Islamic republic of Mauritania is a country situated in north-west of Africa. It is bordered by Atlantic Ocean on the west, Senegal and Mali on the south, Mali on the east and Morocco controlled western Sahara and Algeria on the North.

It is named after the Roman province of Mauretania though the modern state is situated far to the south west of the old province.

As per National Average per Capita Income using Atlas method est.2003, the rank of Mauritania is, 170 from the top and 35 from the bottom, and its per capita income is 430 $, using atlas method, est 2003.

In other forms of Measurement IMF,WB,and CIA rank and per capita income ,est 2007,2007 and 2008 stand at,