Comoros

Situated south of the Seychelles, Comoros and Mayotte are little-known islands with lush vegetation and rich marine life. Though remote and somewhat ramshackle, they have the kind of faraway atmosphere that appeals to independent-minded tourists with reasonable French and an interest in nature.

There are four main islands in this spice-scented Islamic archipelago: Mayotte, which is a French territory, and Grande Comore, Mohéli and Anjouan, which together comprise the republic of the Union of Comoros (Union des Comores). . .

(continued on p. 256)

Links we like

Comores-Online Useful portal with links to local media and an ‘encylopaedia’ of general info on the islands.

Comores Tourisme Official tourist info (in French).

This page last edited 9 June 2011 © Richard Trillo and Emma Gregg

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