Lavigery

Mauritania

There is only one diocese in Mauretania 1 community (Bishop, Admin., Parish Ministry)

Local facts

Capital: Nouakchott
Population: 3,677,293 (July 2016 est.)
Life expectancy: 63 years
Access to clean water:
improved:
urban: 58.4% of population
rural: 57.1% of population
total: 57.9% of population
unimproved:
urban: 41.6% of population
rural: 42.9% of population
total: 42.1% of population (2015 est.)
Adult literacy: 52.1%
Infant mortality: 53.3 deaths/1,000 live births
Religions: Muslim (official) 100%

Taken from CIA website,
Updated July 2016

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