Mauritania Country Profile

Source: CIA World Factbook

Population: 3,281,634 (July 2011 est.)
Religion: Muslim 100%
Languages: Arabic (official and national), Pulaar, Soninke, Wolof (all national languages), French, Hassaniya
Ethnic Groups: Mixed Moor/black 40%, Moor 30%, black 30%
Major Cities – Population: NOUAKCHOTT (capital) 709,000 (2009)

Source: CIA World Factbook

Media Appearance Regarding Mauritania

Are you working on a journalism piece relating to current events in Mauritania? Dr. Gabbay lends his cultural insight and also brings a historical perspective to your topic. With his extensive background in Mauritanian history as it fits into a broader Muslim world picture, Dr. Gabbay acts an authority on Mauritanian subjects. You can view some of Dr. Gabbay’s media appearances on his YouTube channel here.


Dr. Gabbay’s past consulting experience includes instances where his expertise was sought on projects relating to Muslim culture, and Mauritanian relevant world issues. He brings both a contemporary and historical context to these consultations, and maintains utmost professionalism. If you are in the need of a consultant, Dr. Gabbay is the doctor for you!

Source: CIA World Factbook

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If you’d like to discuss a project outside of the areas mentioned above, please contact Dr. Gabbay today.

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