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Welcome to Comoros

Comoros Islands is situated in a strategic position at the north end of Mozambique, and its archipelago consists of four distinct islands namely; Ngazidja, Mwali, Nzwani and Mahore. The islands emanated from the seabed in West Indian Ocean arriving from the volcanic activities.

Comoros ranks third among the smallest nations of Africa by area, a GDP of $600 million, with an estimated population of around 799,000 inhabitants.

Comoros gained independence in 1975, though there have been riddles of unrests but has begun to experience an increase in foreign investment and tourism over the recent years.

The small outpost is teemed with wildlife looking to be explored. It is not meant for the faint-hearted or a compartment for the Ritz, but the amazing beaches and the chances to encounter the beaten path make the trip to Comoros unforgettable.

It features cool, secluded and booze free atmosphere and offers a magical gateway for intending travelers. Comoros is endowed with vegetation, while it represents the worlds perfume essence producer of about 65%, being made from the flourishing jasmine, nutmeg, vanilla and cloves to name few.

The islands boast of a volcanic origin and  coral reefs all around, and the more willing travelers can visit the Mount Karthala top or enjoy the wide range of water sports. New guests to the islands will be amazed by the amazing experience it has to offer. For those that love nature and are tired of the stressful artificial city lifestyle and searching for some cool natural place to while away time, Comoros Islands will be the right place for an escape to a cool untouched atmosphere filled with waterfalls, coral reefs and picture-square town.

It is wet from October to April, while the northern islands bring warmth to the setting. The highest rainfall is recorded during December to April that is when the temperature increases from the mean temperature in wet season to hot one in March.

Quick facts

  • Official name
    Union of the Comoros
  • Location
    Comoros is a sovereign archipelago island nation in the Indian Ocean, located at the northern end of the Mozambique Channel of the eastern coast of Africa
  • Government
    Federal Republic, Federation
  • Dialing code
    +269
  • Climate weather
    Tropical
  • Population
    766,865 on 2,235 km²
  • Official language
    Arabic, French, Comorian.
  • Currency
    Comorian Franc (KMF)
  • Foreign currencies accepted
    EUR (€), USD ($)
  • Entry requirements
    Visa (takes less then 7 days to process). (For more information, visit-: www.tourisme.gouv.km)
  • Health tips
    There is a risk of malaria throughout the year, and dengue fever outbreaks occur. Travelers should protect themselves against insect bites as far as possible and take a malaria prophylaxis.
  • Security advice
    Cyclones are possible between January and April, and Le Kartala volcano on Ngazidja is active and erupts periodically. It is advisable to check on the situation before visiting that part of the island.
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