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Which country or territory has as its capital, the city of Nouakchott?

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Which country or territory has as its capital, the city of Nouakchott?
posted Jan 28 by Madhavi Latha

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Islamic Republic of Mauritania
The name is a transliteration of the Berber word meaning "place of the winds". Nouakchott is one of the largest cities in the Sahara. It was originally constructed, on the site of a fishing village on the Atlantic coast, specifically to serve as the capital of the country after France granted independence in 1960.

answer Jan 29 by Sandeep Bedi
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