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Location: East Africa, group of islands at the northern mouth of the Mozambique Channel, about two-thirds of the way between northern Madagascar and northern Mozambique 
Geographical Size: land: 2,235 sq km 
Climate: tropical marine; rainy season (November to May) Population: 821,164 (July 2018 est.) 
Population Growth Rate: 1.57% (2018 est.) 
Languages: Arabic (official), French (official), Shikomoro (official; a blend of Swahili and Arabic) (Comorian) 
Religion: Sunni Muslim 98%, other (including Shia Muslim, Roman Catholic, Jehovah's Witness, Protestant) 2% 
Government Type: federal presidential republic 
Capital City: Moroni 
Economy: Consists of a subsistence level of economic activity and a heavy dependence on foreign grants and technical assistance. Agriculture, including fishing, hunting, and forestry, accounts for about 50% of GDP. Export income is heavily reliant on the three main crops of vanilla, cloves, and perfume essence. 
GDP (Purchase power parity): $1.319 billion (2017 est.) Communications: Fixed line telephone 17,212 (2017 est.) Mobile Cellular 446,868 (2017 est.) Internet users 63,084 (July 2016 est.) Information and map From CIA