Moroni, Comoros

capital of Comoros

Moroni (Arabic: موروني) is the capital of the Comoros. It is the largest city in the country. Moroni replaced Dzaoudzi as the capital in 1962. The city has a population of about 60,200 people.[1]

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Location of Moroni on the island of Grand Comore
Location of Moroni on the island of Grand Comore
Coordinates: Coordinates: 11°45′S 43°12′E / 11.750°S 43.200°E / -11.750; 43.200
 • Total60,200 (est)[1]
Time zoneUTC+3 (Eastern Africa Time)

The city is located on the western coast of Grande Comore island. Moroni is served by the Prince Said Ibrahim International Airport. There is also a harbour which has ship which go between the African mainland and the islands in the Comoros archipelago, as well as Madagascar and other Indian ocean islands.


Moroni became the capital of Comoros in 1958.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "USA Travel Guide". Archived from the original on 2007-09-07. Retrieved 2007-06-06.
  2. Braimah, Ayodale (2014-12-22). "Moroni, Comoros". Retrieved 2021-07-23.

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