The Mauritania Flag

Mauritania Flag
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The Mauritania flag is made up of a green background with a yellow crescent and star on it. The banner was adopted in April 1, 1959. It has the ratio 2:3.

The Mauritania flag has meaningful colors. The yellow or golden color is symbolic of the Sahara desert. Green stands for Islam, but it is also a Pan-African color.

The nation is located in western Africa. The Mauritania flag belongs to a country that is listed as a parliamentary republic. It gained its independence from France in 1960.

The largest city is Nouakchott. It also is the capital city. The Mauritania flag belongs to a nation whose national anthem or song is “National Anthem of Mauritania”. The currency that is used in the country is the Ouguiya. The national motto is “Honor, Fraternity, Justice".

Some interesting facts about Mauritania:

religion: Islam 100%
languages: Arabic, French, Pulaar, Soninke, Wolof, Hassaniya
population: 3,365,028

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