Mauritania


A lesser Developed Country
is a poorly developed country with a low GDP (gross
domestic products) which totally depends on agricultures, livestock, which
have been lately demolished by droughts. It has a purchasing power partly
of $2.8 billion, a GDP real growth rate of 4% which is also low, and a GDP
per capital of $1,200. It's unemployment extremely rate is low compared to
the U.S but is not as bad as other countries. Maurita-nia makes $390
million a year on iron ore, fish, fish products and it's partners are Japan
at 27%, Italy, Belgium, and Luxembourg. It's imports at $335 million a
year and it's commodities are foodstuffs, consumers goods, petroleum
products, capital goods, and ...

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are 20 00 N, and 12 00 W. It's neighbors are Algeria to its
northwest, Mali to it's west, Western Saharas to it's northeast, Morocco to
it's north, and to its south Burkina Faso. It's total area is about
1,030,700 sq miles and it's land area about 1,030,400 sq miles which is
slightly larger than three times the size of New Mexico. It has land
boundaries are Algeria, Mali, Senegal, Western Sahara which make up the
5,074 sq miles of it's total land.[3][2]
Mauritania is made up of mostly desert and barren plains of the
Sahara. There is only one rainy season from July to October, but it
delivers about 25 inches of precipitation a year. Afternoon temperatures
in the summer months exceed 100 degrees F,and daily highs of 115 F degrees.
The frequency of vegetation increases from north to south. The Sudanic
Savanna, located in the Mauritania extreme south, it is covered in palm
trees and acacia trees. It is full of antelope, lions, elephants, gazelle,
ostrich, warthogs, pant-hers, ...

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km and 1,342 are paved and
there are 6,154 km are unpaved. The roads aren't updated like they are in
the United States and they do not have the money to finish paving them.
The ones that are paved are ruined by mass flooding and extreme hot weather.
The waterways are more technology improved then the roads and this tells
us how they recieve their goods. The Senegal River is used for ferry
traffic. They have very important ports such as Kaedi, Nouadhibou,
Nouakchott and the Rosso and which none are marine ports. They have many
airports but many are unpaved like the roads. They have only four paved
roads and each one is four or less miles long and there about 6 unpaved
each one ...

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