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Comoros Facts

Comoros's Information

Flag of Comoros
Land Area 2,235 km2
Total Area 2,235km2 (#168)
Population 794,678 (#162)
Population Density 355.56/km2
Government Type Federal Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $1.26 Billion
GDP Per Capita $1,500
Currency Franc (KMF)
  • Name: Comoros
    (long form) Union of the Comoros
  • Capital City: Moroni (60,200 pop.)
  • Comoros Population: 752,288 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Comorian franc (KMF)
    (conversion rates)

    Comorian franc
    500 Comorian francs
  • Ethnicity: Antalote, Cafre, Makoa, Oimatsaha, Sakalava
  • GDP total: $872 million (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $1,300 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Arabic (official), French (official), Shikomoro (a blend of Swahili and Arabic)
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Moroni, Moutsamoudou, Fomboni, Domoni, Sima, Ouani
  • Name: Arabic for, "Islands of the Moon."
  • National Day: July 6
  • Religion: Sunni Muslim 98%, Roman Catholic 2%
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