Comoros BASIC INFOMATION
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Shikomoro (a blend of Swahili and Arabic)
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Comoros is an agricultural country with an area of 2,236 square kilometers. It is an island country in the western Indian Ocean. It is located at the entrance to the northern end of the Mozambique Strait in southeastern Africa. It is about 500 kilometers east and west from Madagascar and Mozambique. It is composed of the four main islands of Comoros, Anjouan, Moheli and Mayotte and some small islands. The Comoros Islands are a group of volcanic islands. Most of the islands are mountainous, with rugged terrain and extensive forests. It has a tropical rainforest climate and is hot and humid throughout the year. |
Comoros, the full name of the Union of Comoros, covers an area of 2,236 square kilometers. Indian Ocean island country. It is located at the entrance to the northern end of the Mozambique Strait in southeastern Africa, about 500 kilometers east and west of Madagascar and Mozambique. It is composed of the four main islands of Comoros, Anjouan, Moheli and Mayotte and some small islands. The Comoros Islands are a group of volcanic islands. Most of the islands are mountainous, with rugged terrain and extensive forests. It has a tropical rain forest climate, hot and humid all year round.
The total population of Comoros is 780,000. It is mainly composed of Arab descent, Kafu, Magoni, Uamacha and Sakarava. Commonly used Comorian, the official languages are Comorian, French and Arabic. More than 95% of residents believe in Islam.
The Comoros Islands include 4 islands, each of which is a province, and Mayotte is still under French jurisdiction. In December 2001, the name of the country was changed from the Islamic Federal Republic of the Comoros to the "Union of the Comoros". The three autonomous islands (excluding Mayotte) are led by the chief executive. There are counties, townships, and villages under the island. There are 15 counties and 24 townships nationwide. The three islands are Grand Comoros (7 counties), Anjouan (5 counties) and Moheli (3 counties).
Before the invasion of Western colonists, it was ruled by Arab Sudan for a long time. France invaded Mayotte in 1841. In 1886 the other three islands were also under French control. It was officially reduced to a French colony in 1912. In 1914 it was placed under the jurisdiction of the French colonial authorities in Madagascar. In 1946 it became the "overseas territory" of France. Acquired internal autonomy in 1961. In 1973 France recognized Comoros independence. In 1975, the Comorian Parliament passed a resolution declaring independence. On October 22, 1978, the country was renamed the Islamic Federal Republic of Comoros. On December 23, 2001, it was renamed the Union of Comoros.
National flag: The Comorian flag is composed of a green triangle, a yellow, white, red and blue horizontal bar. In the green triangle, there is a crescent moon and four stars, which symbolizes Moro’s state religion is Islam. The four stars and the four horizontal bars all express the country’s four islands. Yellow represents Moere Island, white represents Mayotte, red is the symbol of Anjuan Island, and blue. The color is the Great Comoros Island. In addition, the crescent moon and the four stars simultaneously express the totem of the country.
Comoros is one of the least developed countries in the world declared by the United Nations. The economy is dominated by agriculture, the industrial foundation is fragile, and it is heavily dependent on foreign aid; there are no mineral resources and water resources are scarce. The forest area is about 20,000 hectares, accounting for 15% of the country's total area. Fishery resources are abundant. The foundation is weak and the scale is small, mainly for the processing of agricultural products, and there are also printing factories, pharmaceutical factories, Coca-Cola bottling factories, cement hollow brick factories and small garment factories. In 2004, industrial output value accounted for 12.4% of GDP. The industrial foundation is weak and small in scale, mainly for the processing of agricultural products, as well as printing factories, pharmaceutical factories, Coca-Cola bottling factories, cement hollow brick factories and small garment factories. In 2004, industrial output value accounted for 12.4% of GDP.
Colomo is rich in tourism resources, the island scenery is beautiful, and the Islamic culture is fascinating, but the tourism resources have yet to be fully developed. There are 760 rooms and 880 beds. The Galawa Sunshine Resort Hotel on the island of Comoros is the largest tourist facility in Comoros. 68% of foreign tourists are from Europe and 29% are from Africa. In recent years, due to political unrest, the tourism industry has been severely affected.
Fun fact-Comorian people are very hospitable. No matter who you visit, the warm host will prepare a fruity banquet with Comorian flavor. On diplomatic occasions, Comorians enthusiastically shook hands with friends to greet them, calling the gentleman the gentleman and the lady the lady, the lady, and the lady. The residents of Comoros are mostly Muslims, their religious ceremonies are very strict and their prayers are also very diligent. They attach great importance to the pilgrimage to Mecca and strictly abide by the rules of Islam.
The clothing of the Comorians is basically the same as that of the Arabs. The man wore a single-color cloth from waist to knee: the woman wore two multi-color cloths, one wrapped around her body and the other draped diagonally over her shoulders. Nowadays, many people also wear suits, but they are not very popular yet. The staple food of the Comorians is bananas, breadfruit, cassava and papaya.