Moroni, Comoros

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Moroni
Location of Moroni on the island of Grand Comore
Coordinates: 11°45′S 43°12′E / 11.75°S 43.2°E / -11.75; 43.2Coordinates: 11°45′S 43°12′E / 11.75°S 43.2°E / -11.75; 43.2
Country Comoros
Capital city 1962
Population (2003)
 • Total 60,200 (est)[1]
Time zone Eastern Africa Time (UTC+3)

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].

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.

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