The Comoros Islands

The Comoros is an island country in the Indian Ocean teaming with culture and rich in history.

The Comoros, an island in the Indian Ocean, is located off the eastern coast of Africa on the northern end of the Mozambique Channel. It lies between the northern Madagascar and northeastern Mozambique. This island nation is officially known as the Islamic Federal Republic of the Comoros.

The Comoros is the third smallest African nation by area with an estimated population of 798,000, one of the highest population densities in Africa. Its name was derived from the Arabic word qamar, which means moon. It is known as one of the poorest countries in the world.

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