Religion in Mauritania

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 4 (#128 in world) (2021 est.)
Ethnic Groups Black Moors (Haratines - Arab-speaking slaves, former slaves, and their descendants of African origin, enslaved by white Moors) 40%, White Moors (of Arab-Berber descent, known as Beydane) 30%, Sub-Saharan Mauritanians (non-Arabic speaking, largely resident in or originating from the Senegal River Valley, including Halpulaar, Fulani, Soninke, Wolof, and Bambara ethnic groups) 30%
Religions Muslim (official) 100%
Islam 100% (est.)

Sources

  1. Mauritania.” CIA World Factbook.
  2. Mauritania.” Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project.
  3. Mauritania.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.

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Title Religion in Mauritania
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Last UpdatedFebruary 13, 2021
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MLA Citation “Religion in Mauritania.” ReligionFacts.com. 13 Feb. 2021. Web. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021. <religionfacts.com/mauritania>