Amid thick desert dust, this Mauritanian train transports iron ore and provides small-town passengers with access to the outside world.
Mauritania is a country in the Northwest African region of Africa. It has a population of around 4.5 million people and is home to numerous ethnic groups and various types of religions, including Christianity, Islam, and Judaism.
The capital is Nouakchott and the official languages include Arabic and French. The economy of Mauritania depends on mining, agriculture, forestry, and tourism.