Mauritania

Mauritania

Background Information

  • Official name: Islamic Republic of Mauritania
  • Population: 3.3 Million
  • Current political system: Semi-presidential system under the Constitution of 1991
  • Legislature: National Assembly (95 Seats) and Senate (56 Seats)
  • Most Recent elections: Presidential (2014), legislative (2013), municipal (2013)
  • US State Department country profile: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5474.htm
  • African Elections Database (Mauritania): http://africanelections.tripod.com/mr.html

 

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