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Official name: Union of the Comoros

Capital: Moroni

Official language: Comorian (set of Swahili dialects with strong Arabic influence), Arabic, French

Population: 691,000

Size: 179th in world. Slightly smaller than Luxembourg.

Currency: Comorian franc

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What makes Comoros special?

Its beauty and splendor stands out.

Beautiful Comoros

This is another good video that has Comoros music and images. The music sounds good.

Comoros Music and Images

What makes this nation unique?

It was colonized by Africans. I find this very unique because most African countries were colonized by European powers.

The Economy

Vanilla, cloves, copra, and ylang ylang, which gave the Comoros the name "Perfume Islands," account for most exports to France, Germany, and the United States.

Seventy percent of the active population engages in subsistence and commercial farming. Over-exploited forests on Ndzuani produce kitchen wood. Cattle and goats are slaughtered during festivals. Six thousand state employees and two South African tourist hotels account for the service sector.

Industry accounts for only 4 percent of the gross national product and is essentially represented by companies that prepare spices and fragrant plants for exportation. Read more

The nation also has beautiful music, one of their popular stars is Nawal.

Hima by Nawal

Comorian (Shikomor) is the most widely used language on the Comoros (independent islands in the Indian Ocean, off Mozambique and Madagascar) and Mayotte. It is a set of Swahili dialects but with a much stronger Arabic influence than standard Swahili.

This song is sang in Shikomor It has a zouk influence.

Comoros beach

A beautiful Comoros Beach, discover more great images

Comoros is a ravishing nation with hospitable people. It is rarely talked about but has a rich culture that needs more exposure. Feel free to share any positive news on this wonderful nation of Africa below.

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Music from the Comoros region: Introducing Imany Not rated yet
Nadia Mladjao, better known by her stage name Imany, is an Afro-soul singer. She was born in the French Comoros Islands1 in 1979. From the Comores, …

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