|Coordinates: Coordinates: 11°45′S 43°12′E / 11.750°S 43.200°E|
|• Total||60,200 (est)|
|Time zone||UTC+3 (Eastern Africa Time)|
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.
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.
History[change | change source]
Moroni became the capital of Comoros in 1958.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "USA Today.com Travel Guide". Archived from the original on 2007-09-07. Retrieved 2007-06-06.
- ↑ Braimah, Ayodale (2014-12-22). "Moroni, Comoros". Retrieved 2021-07-23.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Moroni at Wikimedia Commons