Mauritania Politics

Mauritania Politics, Population and Geography

Background: Having achieved independence from France in 1960, in 1976 Mauritania annexed the southern third of the Spanish Sahara (now Western Sahara), but abandoned these lands after three years of attacks by the guerrilla Polisario Front, which sought the territory’s independence. In 1991 opposition parties were legalized and a new constitution adopted. Twice since then, […]

Mauritania Entry Requirements

Mauritania Entry Requirements

Passport and visa regulations Nationalities Passport required visa required Return ticket required Turkey Yes Yes Yes Other EU countries Yes Yes Yes Switzerland Yes Yes Yes Austria Yes Yes Yes Germany Yes Yes Yes Passport information Generally required, must still be valid for 6 months upon entry. Visa information Required for nationals of the countries […]