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The Comoros (Union of the Comoros) is an Eastern African insular country

  1. Moroni (Great Comore) is the economic, political and administrative capital of the Comoros and the largest Comorian city
  2. The largest cities of the Comoros are Moroni, Mutsamudu, Domoni, Fomboni and Tsémbéhou.
  3. The Comoros is one of the poorest countries in the world
    1. 50% of the Comorian population lives below the international poverty line (1.25 USD per day)
  4. The main Comorian economic activities are agriculture, fishing, and forestry
  5. The Comoros is the first world ylang-ylang producer and an important vanilla producer
    1. Vanilla represents 75% of the Comorian exports
  6. Port of Moroni
  7. Prince Said Ibrahim International Airport
  8. The closest African countries to the Union of the Comoros (by sea) are Mozambique, Madagascar, the Seychelles and Tanzania
  9. The Comoros are north of the Mozambique Channel (Indian Ocean).

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  1. Comorian population: 0.9 million people
    1. Population density of the Comoros: 392 inhabitants / km²
  2. The Comoros is a Federal Republic
  3. Udzima wa Komori in Swahili
  4. الاتحاد ﺍﻟﻘﻤﺮي in Arabic

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  1. Area of the Comoros: 2,612 km²
    1. The Comoros is the third smallest African nation
  2. The Comoros obtained its Independence from France in 1975
  3. Since its independence, the Comoros has had 20 coup d'état, with the assassination of several heads of state
  4. Calling code of the Comoros: 269
  5. Country code top-level domain of the Comoros: .km
  6. Currency of the Comoros: Comorian Franc

Regions of the Comoros

The Comoros is composed of:

  1. Autonomous Island of Great Comoros (Ngazidja), Moroni
  2. Autonomous Island of Anjouan (Nzwani)
  3. Autonomous Island of Mohéli (Mwali)

The Mayotte Island (Mahore) is occupied by France

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Trade Organisations (Comoros)

  1. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  2. U.S.-COMESA Agreement
  3. Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  4. COMESA-EAC-SADC Agreement
  5. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
  6. Preferential Trade System between the States members of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OCI-TPS)
  7. Indian Ocean Commission
  8. IORA
  9. OHADA
  10. International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF)
  11. Islamic Development Bank
  12. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
  13. Arab League

Indian Ocean Commission

SADC Customs Union

  1. African Union
  3. Economic Commission for Africa
  4. African Development Bank

COMESA-EAC-SADC  Tripartite Agreement (Free trade area)

History of the Comoros

6th century BC: the first human inhabitants of the Comoros are Polynesian and Melanesian settlers, Malaysians and Indonesians, traveling by boat.

  1. The Bantu settlers arrived to the Comoros Islands as part of the Bantu expansion that took place in Africa during the first millennium.
  2. Moroni was founded by Arab settlers, perhaps during the 10th century, as the capital of the sultanate in Zanzibar (commercially connected), Tanzania.
  3. 1503: Portuguese explorers arrive
  4. 1793: Malagasy warriors began attacking the Comoros Islands to capture slaves
  5. 1886: Moheli is placed under French protection (Sultan Mardjani Abdou Sheikh)
  6. 1909: Sultan Muhamed Anjouan abdicates in favour of French domination
  7. 1973: agreement with France with the Comoros to become independent in 1978.

Main Comorian ethnicities:

  1. The Comoros share mainly African and Arab origins.
  2. The most important Comorian ethnic group are Shirazi.
  3. The main religion in the Comoros is SunniIslam.

Languages of the Comoros

The official languages of the Comoros are French, Arabic, and Shikomori (or Comorian)

Comorian languages:

  1. Is the most spoken language in the Comoros
  2. Comorian is a language related to Swahili, with four differentiated variants (Shingazidja, Shimwali, Shinzwani and Shimaore)

Higher Education in the Comoros

  1. University of the Comoros

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