|Time zone:||GMT +3 (Eastern Africa time)||Daylight savings: None|
|Main languages:||Arabic, French||Other languages: Comorian|
Comoran francs (KMF)|
€1 = KMF491, $1 = KMF435, £1 = KMF579
(rates as of Sep 2016)
|Internet Domain:||.km||International Dialling Code: 269|
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Further information on Comoros
Discover more about Comoros - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.
Geography & Natural Features
Total area: 2,170 sq km (0 sq km under water)
Coastline: 340 km (Mozambique Channel)
Neighbours (border lengths): No land borders
Climate: Tropical marine climate with rainy season between November and May with a risk of cyclones.
Highest mountain: Le Karthala (2,360m)
Freedom & Rights
Summary status and rankings for Comoros from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.
|Freedom in the World||Partly Free||-|
|Democracy Index||Authoritarian regime||127/167|
|Economic Freedom||Mostly Unfree||142/179|
|Press Freedom||Satisfactory situation||49/179|
|ILGA LGBT rights||No rights||-|
|Corruption Perceptions||High corruption||142/174|
Other Data & Links
Full name: Union of the Comoros Status: Independent Country
Population: 766,865 (rank: 159/196) Density: 353.3 people/sq km (rank: 24/196)
Ethnic groups: Antalote, Cafre, Makoa, Oimatsaha, Sakalava
Religions: Sunni Muslim 98%, Roman Catholic 2%
GDP (PPP): $0.911 billion GDP per capita: $1,300 (rank: 177/195)