Comoros

General Information about Comoros

The country of Comoros is made up of four main islands Ngazidja, Mwali, Nzwani and Mahoré plus many smaller islands and is situated in the Indian Ocean, just off the eastern coast of Africa. It's capital city Moroni is located on Ngazidja and is the largest city in Comoros.

In 1975 Comoros gained independence from France and there are now 711,417 people living in the country. The most commonly spoken languages are French and Arabic and the most popular religion is Sunni Islam which is followed by 98% of the population.

Climate

Find Out About The Climate At Comoros

Comoros's climate is typicaly tropical with two main seasons. May through to October is cool and dry while November and April brings more humid weather conditions with average temperatures of 33 degrees. Along with the warmer weather November through to April, is monsoon season as well as frequent cyclones.

Geography

Geographical Information On Comoros

The Comoros Islands is situated at the norhtern mouth of the Mozambique Channel between Madagascar and norhtern Mozambique. Comoros has a coastline of 340 kilometres and a total landmass of 2,170 square kilometres. Comoros countryside is mostly mountainous with steep hills as well the still active volcano Le Kartala situated on Grand Comore.

Economy

Learn About The Economy At Comoros

The economy of Comoros mainly revolves around the agriculural industy and employs up to 80 percent of the country's population. Comoros produces large quantities of vanilla, cloves and is the world's main producer of ylang-yland which is a important ingredient in the popular fragrance Chanel No. 5. Despite its large agricultural industry Comoros is one of the world's poorest countries and is supported by Saudi Arabia, Japan, Kuwait with France providing most of the support.

Hotels in Comoros

* Chindini Hotels


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