What is the official language of Mauritania?


What is the official language of Mauritania?


Mauritania is a country located in Northwest Africa, in a region of the Western Sahara called the Maghreb. Officially an Islamic Republic, the vast majority of the Mauritanian population is Muslim, with a few small pockets of other religions found in various parts of the country despite restriction on religious freedom.

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The official language of the African country of Mauritania is Arabic. This is a result of the historical domination of the region by Muslim Arabs...

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