Comoros


Union of Comoros
Capital: Moroni Nationality: Comoran Population: 737,284
Currency: Comoran francs (KMF) Off. Lang: French/Arabic Area: 2,235 sq km
Internet DM: km GDP: $816 mil. Life Exp: 62.74 yrs
Literacy: 56.5% Location: 12 10 S, 44 15 E Calling Code: 269

Comoros is an island country in the Indian Ocean, off the southeast coast of Africa, located 12 10 S, 44 15 E. Comoros has an area of  2,235 sq km. Moroni is the capital. French and Arabic are official languages.

Demographic

Comoros has a population of 794,683, with a life expectancy of 64.2 years. Major ethnics include Antalote, Cafre, Makoa, Oimatsaha, and Sakalava. The island is 98% Sunni Muslim and 2% Roman Catholic. The country has a literacy rate of 56.5%, 63.6% for males and 49.3% for females.

Work Cited 

CIA Factbook, Comoros