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Comoros is pronounced kaa·mur·owz” and is one of the island nations of Africa. The name Comoros is derived from the Arab word ‘kamar’ which means the moon. This country gained it’s independence on July 6, 1975 from France. This country is known as the perfume island. Continue reading below to learn more about the beautiful African country, Comoros.

Comoros African Country Flag

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Where is Comoros located?

Comoros is an island located in East Africa in the Indian Ocean surrounded by Tanzania, Mozambique, and Madagascar.

World Data Locator Map, Comoros

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Facts

Facts About Comoros:

  1. Capital: Moroni
  2. Population: 758K

Languages

What Are The Official Languages of Comoros?

Comorian, French and Arabic are the official language of Comoros. Other languages spoken in this country include;

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Currency

What Is The Currency of Comoros?

The Comorian franc is used in as currency in Comoros.

$1 = 484.15

$20 = 9683.00

$60 = 29049.00

Comorian Franc a background

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Religion

What Are The Religions of Comoros?

Religion: In Comoros the main religion practiced is Sunnni Islam (99%).

Tourist Attractions

Places to visit in Comoros:

 

I hope this information has given you more insight into Comoros but there is so much more to learn! Visit their tourism website here to see more.

Also be sure to checkout articles on each of the 54 countries in Africa by clicking here: Countries of Africa

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