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Union o the Comoros

  • Union des Comores  (French)
  • Udzima wa Komori  (Comorian)
  • [الاتحاد القمري
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Motto: "Unité – Solidarité – Développement" (French)
"Unity – Solidarity – Development"
AnthemUdzima wa ya Masiwa  (Comorian)
The Unity of the Great Islands
Location o Comoros
11°41′S 43°16′E / 11.683°S 43.267°E / -11.683; 43.267
Lairgest ceetycapital
Offeecial leids
GovrenmentFederal republic
• Preses
Ikililou Dhoinine
LegislaturAssembly of the Union
• frae Fraunce
6 Julie 1975
• Total
2,235 km2 (863 sq mi) (178ta)
• Water (%)
• 2010 estimate
798,000b (163rd)
• Density
275/km2 (712.2/sq mi) (25t)
GDP (PPP)2012 estimate
• Total
$873 million[2] (179t)
• Per capita
$1,257[2] (165t)
GDP (nominal)2012 estimate
• Tot
$600 million[2] (177t)
• Per capita
$865[2] (155t)
Gini (2004)64.3[3]
verra heich
HDI (2011)0.433
law · 163rd
CurrencyComorian franc (KMF)
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+3 (nae observed)
Drivin sidericht
Cawin code+269
ISO 3166 codeKM
  1. Includin Mayotte.
  2. Excludin Mayotte.

The Comoros (pronounced /ˈkɒməroʊz/ (deprecatit template); Arabic: جزر القُمُر‎, Juzur al-Qumur), offeecially the Union o the Comoros (French: Union des Comores, Arabic: الاتّحاد القُمُريّ‎, al-Ittiḥād al-Qumuriyy) is an archipelago island naition in the Indian Ocean, locatit aff the eastren coast o Africae, on the northren end o the Mozambique Channel, atween northeastren Mozambique an northwastren Madagascar. Ither kintras near tae the Comoros are Tanzanie tae the northwast an the Seychelles tae the northeast. The caipital is Moroni on Grande Comore.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Comoros". 5 May 2010. Retrieved 1 June 2010.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Comoros". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 17 April 2012.
  3. "GINI index". World Bank. Retrieved 26 July 2013.