Saturday, March 7, 2015


Mauritania is a country in the Maghreb region of western North Africa. Formerly a French colony extending inland to the Sahara, incorporated in French West Africa from 1945 to 1959. In 1960 Mauritania became an independent Islamic Republic.

The currency is Ouguiya (um). Have few stamps from the 1963 Animals set and the following complete sets.

1979. Winter Olympic Games. Lake Placid (1980).
1984. Olympic Games. Los Angeles.
1988. Olympic Games. Seoul (2nd Issue)
1990. World Cup Football Championship, Italy (2nd Issue)

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