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Country Comoros

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Region Southern Africa
Area (sq km) 2,235
Area (sq mile) 838
Border (Islands) Mozambique Channel, Indian Ocean
Population 780,971
Nationality Comoran(s)
Ethnic Antalote, Cafre, Makoa, Oimatsaha, Sakalava
Religion Sunni Muslim 98%, Roman Catholic 2%
Language Arabic, French, Shikomoro (blend of Swahili and Arabic)
Literacy 75%
Government Republic
Capital Moroni
Leader President Azail ASSOUMANI (since May 26,2016); note - the president is both chief of state and head of government head of government: President Azail ASSOUMANI (since May 26
Currency Comoran franc (KMF)
Independence Day July 6, 1975 (from France)
National Holiday Independence Day (July 6, 1975)
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