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  5. Indian Ocean Category: Geography - Elevation extremes (m): lowest point: Java Trench -7,258 m; highest point: sea level 0 m

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Mauritania Facts Info Stuff (MR):

Mauritania Latitude Facts: 19.49 and Mauritania Longitude Facts: -16.515

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Mauritania Regions are: Dakhlet Nouadhibou Trarza

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  4. Luxembourg Category: Economy - Electricity - consumption (kWh): 6.748 billion kWh (2006 estimate)

  5. Italy Category: People - Religions (%): Roman Catholic 90% (approximately; about one-third practicing), other 10% (includes mature Protestant and Jewish communities and a growing Muslim immigrant community)



Source: CIA - The World Factbook