Comoros
 
 
Parliament
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Population
813,912 Source
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Welcome to Comoros

Flag Description

four equal horizontal bands of yellow (top), white, red, and blue, with a green isosceles triangle based on the hoist; centered within the triangle is a white crescent with the convex side facing the hoist and four white, five-pointed stars placed vertically in a line between the points of the crescent; the horizontal bands and the four stars represent the four main islands of the archipelago - Mwali, N'gazidja, Nzwani, and Mahore (Mayotte - territorial collectivity of France, but claimed by Comoros)
note: the crescent, stars, and color green are traditional symbols of Islam

Independence / Republic Days
Independence from France 6 July 1975

Capital
Moroni

Calling code
+269

Currency
Comorian franc (KMF)

Geographic Coordinates
11°41'S 43°16'E

Official languages
Comorian
Arabic
French

Location
Southern Africa, group of islands at the northern mouth of the Mozambique Channel, about two-thirds of the way between northern Madagascar and northern Mozambique

Geographic coordinates
12 10 S, 44 15 E

Map references
Africa

Area
total: 2,235 sq km
country comparison to the world: 180
land: 2,235 sq km
water: 0 sq km

Area - comparative
slightly more than 12 times the size of Washington, DC

Coastline
340 km

Maritime claims
territorial sea: 12 nm
exclusive economic zone: 200 nm

Elevation extremes
lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 m
highest point: Karthala 2,360 m

Nationality
noun: Comoran(s)
adjective: Comoran

Languages
Arabic (official), French (official), Shikomoro (a blend of Swahili and Arabic)

National symbol(s)
four stars and crescent

National anthem
name: "Udzima wa ya Masiwa" (The Union of the Great Islands)

National Anthem lyrics/music
Said Hachim SIDI ABDEREMANE/Said Hachim SIDI ABDEREMANE and Kamildine ABDALLAH
note: adopted 1978

Budget
revenues: $170.1 million
expenditures: $167.4 million (2013 est.)

Taxes and other revenues
25.8% of GDP (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 116

Current account balance
-$45.2 million (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 68
-$40.9 million (2012 est.)

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Comoros
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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