Comoros

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Union o the Comoros
  • Union des Comores (French)
  • Udzima wa Komori  (Comorian)
  • الاتحاد القمري
    al-Ittiḥād al-Qumurī/Qamarī 
    (Arabic)
Banner Seal
Motto: "Unité – Solidarité – Développement" (French)
"Unity – Solidarity – Development"
Anthem: Udzima wa ya Masiwa  (Comorian)
The Unity of the Great Islands
Caipital
an lairgest ceety
Moroni
11°41′S 43°16′E / 11.683°S 43.267°E / -11.683; 43.267
Offeecial leids
Demonym Comoran[1]
Government Federal republic
 -  Preses Ikililou Dhoinine
 -  Vice Preses
Legislatur Assembly of the Union
Unthirldom
 -  frae Fraunce 6 Julie 1975 
Aurie
 -  Total 2,235 km2 (178ta)
863 sq mi 
 -  Watter (%) negligible
Population
 -  2010 estimate 798,000b (163rd)
 -  Densitie 275/km2 (25t)
712.2/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2012 estimate
 -  Total $873 million[2] (179t)
 -  Per capita $1,257[2] (165t)
GDP (nominal) 2012 estimate
 -  Total $600 million[2] (177t)
 -  Per capita $865[2] (155t)
Gini (2004) 64.3[3]
vera heich
HDI (2011) 0.433
law · 163rd
Currency Comorian franc (KMF)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
 -  Summer (DST) nae observed (UTC+3)
Drives on the richt
Cawin code +269
Internet TLD .km
a. Includin Mayotte.
b. Excludin Mayotte.

The Comoros (pronounced /ˈkɒməroʊz/ ( listen); 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". State.gov. 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.