What is Comoros known for?

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. On 10 April 2008, Comoros became the 179th nation to accept the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. KYOTO PROTOCOL – STATUS OF RATIFICATION Military Commons:Category:Comoros WikiPedia:Comoros Dmoz:Regional Africa Comoros

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KMF6,000-10,000 (€12-20) per day for food and lodging. Eat Visitors are advised not to eat any of the local food unless it has been cooked through. One speciality available on the island is the jackfruit, a large, green fruit (about 50 cm in length) with a taste resembling lychee. Drink Alcohol is readily available in Moroni from Indian and Chinese merchants near Volo Volo. Castle beer from South Africa and cheap boxed wine from France are common. Most merchants will supply black plastic

international military

for Fiscal Year 2007 removing International Military Education and Training (IMET) restrictions for all nations. On November 22, 2006 President George W. Bush issued ASPA waivers with respect to the Comoros and Saint Kitts and Nevis, followed by a similar waiver with respect to Montenegro on August 31, 2007. The '''Fédération Comorienne de Football''' (FFC) is the governing body of football (Football (soccer)) in the Comoros. It was founded in 1979, affiliated to FIFA in 2005 and to CAF (Confederation of African Football) in 2003. It organizes the national football league and the national team (Comoros national football team). The first official international played in Comoros was played on the 17.11.2007 against Madagascar for the qualification of 2010 FIFA World Cup and the African Cup of Nation 2010. Countries with diplomatic relations but no extradition treaty The United States maintains diplomatic relations, but does not have extradition treaties with the following countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, the Central African Republic, Chad, China (People's Republic of China), Comoros, Congo (Kinshasa) (Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo), Congo (Brazzaville) (Republic_of_the_Congo), Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia (Republic_of_Macedonia), Madagascar, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Micronesia (Federated_States_of_Micronesia), Moldova (Republic of Moldova), Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Oman, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Samoa, São Tomé & Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Slovenia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican (Vatican_City), and Vietnam. Commons:Category:Comoros WikiPedia:Comoros Dmoz:Regional Africa Comoros

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, and reggae. Elements of African music have been added to sega since the 1980s. * COLT (Artillery observer) – (a) Combat Observation and Lasing Team (military) * COM (Com (disambiguation)) – (s) Comoros (ISO 3166 trigram) – (a) Component Object Model * COMECON – (p) Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (economic counterpart of the Warsaw Pact, 1949–1991) * km – (s) Khmer language

distinct species

(Arabian Sea); ranges throughout the Arabian Sea. * ''Puffinus lherminieri temptator'' Louette & Herremans, 1985 – breeds on Mohéli (Comoros); ranges in W Indian Ocean around the northern end of Madagascar. These form another distinct clade as indicated by mtDNA sequences, and have for some time been proposed as a distinct species, '''Persian Shearwater''' (''P. persicus

''). From the molecular data alone, this seems fairly warranted, but the ranges of the two taxa are quite far apart, separated by forms of the third clade. It is quite obvious that on the basis of such contradicting data as presently available, no decision can be taken regarding the taxonomic status of these birds. Possibly, they do form a distinct species separated from the third clade by a different circannual (wikt:circannual) rhythm, as is known from other procellariiform birds

with four wins, while South Africa, Angola and Zambia have won three each. - Comoros (except Mayotte) December 1975 (independence effect 11 April 1976) * ''Danaus chrysippus orientis'' - formerly ''D. c. liboria'' :Saint Helena, southern tropical Africa to South Africa, Madagascar, Comoros, Seychelles and Mascarenes. Small white forewing spots. ''D. c. alcippus'' is well on the way of becoming a distinct species. ref name smithetal2005 >

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. :*Another four are run by communist regimes. These are the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Lao People's Democratic Republic, People's Republic of China, and Socialist Republic of Vietnam. As of 2001, there were 300,000 main-line telephones and, in 2005, there were 610,000 mobile phones. The telephone system has its centre in Saint-Denis, and the domestic telephone system uses a modern open wire and microwave relay network. The international system employs a radiotelephone system, with connections to Comoros, France and Madagascar. A new microwave relay station to Mauritius is also in use, along with one Intelsat satellite-earth station. Commons:Category:Comoros WikiPedia:Comoros Dmoz:Regional Africa Comoros

community created

; in the negotiation of the Cooperation accords with the newly independent African states, former members of the French Community created in 1958. These accords involved the sectors of finance and economy, culture and education, and the military. There were initially eleven countries involved: Mauritania, Senegal, Cote d'Ivoire, Dahomey (now Benin), Upper Volta (Republic of Upper Volta) (now Burkina Faso), Niger, Chad, Gabon, Central African Republic

population publications

km2 PD sqmi . In 2001, 34% of the population was considered urban, but that is expected to grow, since rural population growth is negative, while overall population growth is still relatively high. Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat (2005) population publications WUP2005 2005WUPHighlights_Final_Report.pdf ''World Population Prospects: The 2004 Revision and World Urbanization Prospects: The 2005

political campaign

with guns, who had been posting campaign (Political campaign) signs nearby. The latter group opened fire on them. '''Mohamed El-Amine Souef''' (born July 1962) is a Comorian (Comoros) diplomat and former foreign minister,

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; To put this in a layperson's terms: The official exchange rate of the Comoros franc is 491.97 francs to the euro. It will remain at 491.97 until the government or central bank changes its mind. If Comoros were to float its currency, it could go up to 200 per euro or down to 49,000 per euro or whatever. -- Mwalcoff (User:Mwalcoff) 04:33, 15 February 2006 (UTC) According to the US conservative review ''National Interest'', Jacques Foccart played "an essential role" in the negotiation of the Cooperation accords with the newly independent African states, former members of the French Community created in 1958. These accords involved the sectors of finance and economy, culture and education, and the military. There were initially eleven countries involved: Mauritania, Senegal, Cote d'Ivoire, Dahomey (now Benin), Upper Volta (Republic of Upper Volta) (now Burkina Faso), Niger, Chad, Gabon, Central African Republic, Congo-Brazzaville, and Madagascar. Togo and Cameroon, former UN Trust Territories, as well as, later on, Mali and the former Belgian territories (Ruanda-Urundi, now Rwanda and Burundi, and Congo-Kinshasa), together with some of the ex-Portuguese territories (Portuguese Colonial War), and Comoros and Djibouti, which had also been under French rule for many years but became independent in the 1970s, were also later included. Accidents and incidents * On June 30, 2009, Yemenia Flight 626, an Airbus A310 Yemeni plane crashes with 150 aboard , flight number IY626, departed from Sana'a International Airport, en route to Prince Said Ibrahim International Airport in Moroni (Moroni, Comoros), Comoros. Reportedly with 11 crew and 142 passengers aboard, including 66 French nationals, the aircraft crashed into the Indian Ocean on approach to the destination airport. A twelve-year-old girl (Bahia Bakari) was the only survivor. - Comoros Commons:Category:Comoros WikiPedia:Comoros Dmoz:Regional Africa Comoros


The '''Comoros''' ( ''), is a sovereign (Sovereign state) archipelago island nation in the Indian Ocean, located at the northern end of the Mozambique Channel off the eastern coast of Africa, between northeastern Mozambique and northwestern Madagascar. Other countries near the Comoros are Tanzania to the northwest and the Seychelles to the northeast. Its capital is Moroni (Moroni, Comoros), on Grande Comore.

At though French is the sole official language on Mayotte.

Officially, in addition to many smaller islands, the country consists of the four major islands in the volcanic (Volcanic island) Comoros archipelago (Comoros Islands): northwesternmost Grande Comore (Ngazidja); Mohéli (Mwali); Anjouan (Nzwani); and southeasternmost Mayotte (Maore). Mayotte, however, has never been administered by an independent Comoros government and continues to be administered by France (currently as an overseas department) as it was the only island in the archipelago that voted against independence in 1974. France has since vetoed United Nations Security Council resolutions that would affirm Comorian sovereignty over the island. The first UN General Assembly Resolution regarding the matter, "Question of the Comorian island of Mayotte (PDF)", United Nations General Assembly Resolution A RES 31 4, (21 October 1976) states "the occupation by France of the Comorian island of Mayotte constitutes a flagrant encroachment on the national unity of the Comorian State, a Member of the United Nations," rejecting the French-administered referendums and condemning French presence in Mayotte. As defined by the Organization of African Unity, the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries (Non-Aligned Movement), the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, and the United Nations General Assembly: the most recent UN General Assembly Resolution regarding the matter, "Question of the Comorian island of Mayotte," United Nations General Assembly Resolution A RES 49 18, (6 December 1994) states "the results of the referendum of 22 December 1974 were to be considered on a global basis and not island by island,...Reaffirms the sovereignty of the Islamic Federal Republic of the Comoros over the island of Mayotte". Several resolutions expressing similar sentiments were passed between 1977 (31 4) and 1994 (49 18). In addition, a referendum on the question of Mayotte becoming an overseas department of France in 2011 was held on 29 March 2009 and passed overwhelmingly.

The Comoros is the only state to be a member of the African Union, Francophonie, Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, Arab League (of which it is the southernmost state, being the only member of the Arab League which is entirely within the Southern Hemisphere) and the Indian Ocean Commission. Since independence in 1975, the country has experienced numerous ''coups d'état'' and, as of 2008, about half the population lives below the international poverty line of US$1.25 a day. ''Human Development Indices'', Table 3: Human and income poverty, p. 35. Retrieved on 1 June 2009

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