Islamic Republic of Mauritania


Government: Unitary semi-presidential republic

President: Mohamed Ould CHEIKH EL GHAZOUANI (since 1 August 2019)

Prime Minister: Yahya Ould BILAL (since 6 August 2020)


General Directorate of Taxes

General Director: Mr. Moctar SAAD


Mauritania in figures

Capital: Nouakchott

Area: 1 030 700 km²

Population: 4,902 billion (Ined, 2022)

GDP per capita: 2 150 US$ (IMF, 2022)

OECD and UNDP have produced publications on the economic prospects of african countries in partnership with the African Development Bank. To find out more about the economic situation in Mauritania, click here.

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