Comoros World Fact - Hostel in Europe


Comoros In the Indian Ocean, north of Madagascar you will find this little island group. You will be meet with with an interesting mix of arabic, african and french culture. The capital Moroni, is placed on the Ngazidja island, where you among other things will be able to explore rainforest, an active volcano, beautiful beaches with young coral reefs, and so on.

Area: 1862 Km²
Population: 596.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 320 pop/Km²

System of government: Federal Islamic Republic
Capital: Moroni (30.000 pop.)
Major cities: Mutsamudu 15.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Arabs, Africans, Indians
Border countries: -

Principal mountains: Kartala 2361 m
Principal rivers: -
Principal lakes: -
Principal islands: Greath Comore 1148 Km², Anjouan 424 Km², Mohéli 290 Km²
Climate: Tropical

Language: French, Arabic (officials), Bantu dialects
Religion: Sunni Muslim, minority Catholic
Currency: Communaute Financiere Africaine Franc (XAF)

Fixed public holidays: 18/3, 1/5, 25/5, 29/5, 6/7, 26/11, 25/12
Dialling code: 00269
GMT: +3

World Heritage List: -