(1) BASIC FACTS Independence,: 6 July 1975, former French colony Leader: Azali Assoumani, military head of state since April 1999 Capital: Moroni, on Grande Comoro (main seaport and international airport) Other major cities: Mutsamudu, on Anjouan (seaport, airport), Fomboni, on Moheli (seaport, airport) Area: 1 862 km2: Grande Comore 1 148 km2, Anjouan 424 km2, Moheli 290 km2 Population: 447 000 (1991), more than 50% on Grande Comore Population growth: 3,3% Urbanisation: 37% (1995) Languages: French and Arabic (both official), Comorian Swahili HDI rank: 124 (1999) . Life expectancy at birth: 59 years (1999) Adult literacy rate: 59% (1999) Gross enrolment ratio (all educational le vels): 36% ( 1999) GNP: $237 mn GNP/capita: $470 (1995) GDP (average annualgrowth rateJ: -1 % (1996) Foreign debt: $203 mn (1995); as % of GNP 86% Development, aid: $43 mn (1995); as % of GNP: 21 % Currency: Comorian franc (CF) Comments: Three islands in the group of four declared themselves independent from France in July 1975. Cash crops such as vanilla, cloves, copra and ylang-ylang (from which perfume oil is extracted) are the main exports. Each of the three Comorian islands has some autonomy and is represented in the federal senate.
Human Rights Law in Africa Online – Brill
Published: Jan 1, 2004
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