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El Mina, Mauritania Wikipedia
El Mina is a suburb of Nouakchott and urban commune in western Mauritania. It has a population of 95,011.
El Mina has a bad reputation in Mauritania. It is considered one of the poorest parts of the city and is known for its prostitution. It is mainly inhabited by the descendants of slaves. The UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance visited El Mina in 2008.