Comoros

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About Country

Capital
Moroni
Population
Approximately 873,724 (2021 estimate)
Population Density
465 people per square kilometer
GDP
$773 million (2019 estimate)
Language
Comorian, Arabic, and French are the official languages
Currency
Comorian franc
National Dish
Langouste a la Vanille (lobster in vanilla sauce)
Religion
Islam is the dominant religion, followed by Christianity and traditional indigenous beliefs
Climate
Tropical climate with two seasons: a hot and humid season from December to April, and a cooler and drier season from May to November
Main Industries
Agriculture (vanilla, cloves, and ylang-ylang), fishing, and tourism
Level of Development
Comoros is considered one of the least developed countries in the world, with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 172 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 2,200 square kilometers

Discover the enchanting islands of Comoros 🇰🇲, a hidden gem in the Indian Ocean. Immerse yourself in its idyllic beauty with pristine beaches 🏖️ and stunning volcanic landscapes 🌋. Experience the rich culture through its spice markets 🌶️ and unique traditions. Start your adventure in Comoros today!

Comoros is a small island country located off the southeastern coast of Africa, in the Indian Ocean. It is made up of four main islands: Grande Comore, Mohéli, Anjouan, and Mayotte. The country has a diverse population, with influences from African, Arab, Indian, and French cultures.

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Comoros include:

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    Mount Karthala: an active volcano on Grande Comore that is the highest point in the Comoros.

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    Mitsamiouli Beach: a popular beach on Grande Comore that is known for its clear waters and coral reefs.

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    Moroni: the capital city of Comoros, which has a bustling market and historical landmarks such as the Old Friday Mosque.

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    Mwali Island: the smallest of the four main islands, known for its picturesque landscapes and pristine beaches.

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    Lac Sale: a saltwater lake on Grande Comore that is famous for its bright pink color.

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    Chindini Forest Reserve: a protected forest on Mohéli that is home to a variety of unique flora and fauna.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Comoros has to offer. However, the country's tourism industry is still developing, and infrastructure can be limited.

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