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Union o the Comoros

  • Union des Comores  (French)
  • Udzima wa Komori  (Comorian)
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Motto: "Unité – Solidarité – Développement" (Script error: The function "name_from_code" does not exist.)
"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
Moustadroine Abdou
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 Mey 2010. Retrieved 1 Juin 2010.
  2. a b c d "Comoros". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 17 Apryle 2012.
  3. "GINI index". World Bank. Retrieved 26 Julie 2013.