Other On-Line Resources Related to Mauritania
The index has been created by The Norwegian
Council for Africa, as part of its comprehensive
effort to strengthen the knowledge of Africa
and African affairs. The projects has been developed
in cooperation with the information company
Gazette, and wit h financial support from the
Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Mauritania (Karen Fung)
Resources represents part of Karen Fung's "Africa
South of the Sahara Electronic Guide". It covers:
news, history, geography, etc..
The Ethnologue is a catalog of the world's languages
including information on alternate names, number
of speakers, location, dialects, linguistic affiliation,
and other sociolinguistic and demographic information.
This database represents the 12th edition of the
Ethnologue, published in 1992.
- Country Study
Comprehensive study conducted by the US Library
of Congress covering the country's history,
geography, politics, environmnet, religious
Constitution of Mauritania, adopted on July
News about Mauritania (in Arabic).
Annotated resources on Mauritania prepared by
the Middle East Studies of Columbia University
and the IMF
Resources on monetary policies and IMF projects
- World Bank
World Links has been active in Mauritania since
1998, when six schools went online in the capital
city of Nouakchott.
News provided by the Integrated Regional Information
Networks (IRIN), part of the UN Office for the
Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
- Office National
de la Statistique
The National Statistical Office of Mauritania
Human Rights Watch reports on Mauritania
Resources about the University of Nouakchott
which was established on 1981 (in French)
Libre de Mauritanie
Radio of political opposition (Arabic & French)
- Mauritania - Mawritaniyya
Comprehnensive resources on Mauritania, provided
by One World- Nations Online
- Banknotes of Mauritania
Photographs of banknotes from 1973-1999
- The music of Mauritania
This site provides information about popular Mauritanian musicians, mucial styles, and instruments.
Dr. Ali B.