Mauritania Independence Day

Mauritania Independence Day

November 28
This national holiday commemorates Mauritania's independence from France on November 28, 1960, after more than 50 years under French rule.
CONTACTS:
Mauritania Embassy
2129 Leroy Pl. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
202-232-5700; fax: 202-319-2623
www.mauritaniaembassy.us
SOURCES:
AnnivHol-2000, p. 197
NatlHolWrld-1968, p. 211