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Study trip Mauritania
On a unique study trip you will experience a country that is unknown and unique
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Mauritania, or rather the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, is one of the poorer countries in the world, is a very young country, became independent from France on November 28th, 1960. It consists of 80% desert. It rains little in the rather green belt. Mauritania, behind it also hides the word Moors. The Moors make up the upper class. There are also three ethnic groups that seek their origins in black Africa. These four tribes are very intertwined today. The existing balance is important for the cohesion of the state. In Mauritania you will always come across deep-rooted hospitality. A good part of the state revenue is generated by SNIM, the company that mines the iron ore and is 80% state-owned. Fishing and agriculture supplement this main source of income. Mauritania is also concentrated knowledge, collected and preserved in the three cities of Chinguetti, Tichit and Oualata.
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Join us, you won't regret it!
for example we will experience and experience:
• the capital Nouakchott
• Banc Arguin National Park
• the gold mining town of Tasiast
• the iron ore deposits of Zérouate
• the longest and at the same time heaviest train on earth,
which drives through the desert with up to 240 cars at 47 km/h
• the Ben Amira monoliths (the third largest in the world)
• Chinguetti, the seventh holy site of Islam
• the different ethnic groups inhabiting the country
• and a lot of unique, desert-like nature
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Nouakchott has been the capital of Mauritania on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean since 1957. Nouakchott was created on a camp site. The nomads come from time to time to stay in the capital, which has quickly taken on the appearance of a modern city. Sie hat heute (offiziell) rund eine Million Einwohner.        _cc781905-5cde -3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b- 136bad5cf58d_           _cc781905-5cde- 3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_                 _cc781905- 5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         
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The Banc d'Arguin National Park (PNBA) covers 12,000 km² of sea and land in the eastern half of the Gulf of Arguin, Mauritania. It is a marine and coastal park that shares part of the Atlantic Ocean and another part of the Sahara desert, in addition to the islands of Arguin and Tidra. This nature reserve is the subject of a protection program for the importance of its ecosystem and its intangible heritage. The PNBA was founded in 1976 by the then President of Mauritania after the French naturalist Theodore Monod drew attention to this extraordinary nature and suggested protecting it. It was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1989.
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The Islamic Republic of Mauritania is one of the poorest countries in the world and most of its territory is desert. Aside from fishing, the only significant industry is ore mining, as there is a significant amount of gold beneath the rocky desert floor of the western Sahara. In order to escape poverty, the people of Mauritania are grasping at straws - even if it's the vague prospect of gold, which is said to lie in an ancient, dry riverbed in the desert and which tens of thousands are currently digging for.
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Société Nationale Industrielle et Minière de Mauritanie (Zérouate Iron Ore Mines) Since 1974, the company - which is 80% state-owned - has been transporting iron ore by rail to Nouadibou, where it is loaded onto ships. Sentences like «the longest train in the world», «the heaviest train in the world» - have aroused our interest. Today we offer the interested customer guided tours, rides with and on the train and inspection of the installations for mining the ore.
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These are the third largest on earth after Uluru and Mount Augustus, both of which are in Australia. Chinguetti Located on the high plateau of the Adrar, it not only borders on the immense expanses of the Sahara, but also houses immense knowledge in its libraries.
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ALocated on the Adrar high plateau, it not only borders on the immense expanses of the Sahara, but also houses immense knowledge in its libraries.
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