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The Union of the Comoros is an Indian Ocean island state. Its main languages are Comorian (Shikomori), Arabic and French, reflecting a population originating from Arab traders, Malay immigrants and African peoples.

Comoros is an active participant in diverse international fora including the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, the Arab League, the Southern African Development Community, the Indian Ocean Commission and the Indian Ocean Rim Association.

Comoros chief exports are vanilla, cloves and perfume essence. Unrest constrains it tourism sector. Besides international agencies, Comoros’s main development partners are Middle Eastern states, France, the EU and China.

Australia's diplomatic representation to Comoros is from the High Commission in Port Louis, Mauritius. Australia also engages with Comoros through our mutual membership of the Indian Ocean Rim Association.

Economic and trade information

Comoros economic fact sheet [PDF]

Travel information

Heads of Government

Includes Heads of State, Prime Ministers, Foreign, Trade and Aid Ministers

Embassies and consulates


The Australian High Commission in Mauritius is responsible for Comoros

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