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Mauritania, Nouakchott – Cost of Living

The economy of Mauritania still depends on agriculture and livestock for the majority of the population, even though most of the nomads and many subsistence farmers were forced into the cities by recurrent droughts in the 1970s and 1980s. Mauritania … Continue reading

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Mauritania, Nouakchott Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: The Islamic Republic of Mauritania. Location: Mauritania is in Northern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Senegal and Western Sahara. Country Climate: Desert; constantly hot, dry, dusty. Country Terrain: Mostly barren, flat plains of the Sahara; … Continue reading

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