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Mauritania -
was visited by the Portuguese in the 15th century and became a French protectorate within French West Africa in 1903. It became a French Colony in 1920 and became independent in 1960. The first stamps for Mauritania were issued in 1906

Postal Contact:

Service Philatelique
Direction Generale des PTT
Box 99
Nouakchott, Mauritania

Mauritania / Muritaniyah - CIA Data :
Location: Northern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Senegal and Western Sahara
Independence: 28 November 1960 (from France)

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