Comoros Country Quiz

🇰🇲 Can you guess these facts about the country of Comoros?
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Last updated: August 12, 2020
First submittedMay 14, 2020
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Capital of Comoros
Moroni
Official languages
Arabic
Comorian
French
State religion
Sunni Islam
Ocean in which Comoros is located
Indian Ocean
Nearest mainland African country
Mozambique
Nearby island which voted in 1974 to remain part of France, rather than join Comoros
Mayotte
Largest and most populous island of Comoros
Grande Comore
First European explorer to visit Comoros, in 1503
Vasco da Gama
Type of political crisis Comoros experienced in 1975, 1978, 1989, 1995, and 1999
Coup
These make up 40% of Comorian exports
Spices
Many couples will save their entire lives to pay for this, which can cost several
years worth of wages
Wedding
What Mount Karthala has done more than 20 times since 1900
Erupted
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Level ∞
Jun 18, 2020
Comorian marriage customs are interesting.
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Level 81
Jun 18, 2020
A little typo: "Largest and most popolous island of Comoros." I know you're a stickler about things like that.
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Level ∞
Jun 18, 2020
I'm actually don't really care, but I fix them because I don't like the whining :)
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Level 83
Jun 18, 2020
So you're actually don't really care?
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Level 66
Aug 9, 2020
I care, because I'm a bit of a typographical pedant :)
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Level 72
Jun 18, 2020
Vasco de Gama came to Comoros much earlier surely? Around 1497-1502 I would've thought?
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Level 80
Jun 18, 2020
de Gama punched out in 1524. Don't think he discovered anything in 1593. Or, perhaps, he did and his ghost still haunts the Comoros.
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Level ∞
Jun 18, 2020
Should have been 1503. Now fixed.
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Level 83
Jun 18, 2020
Anyway, commenters, it's da Gama (da=de+la), not de Gama.
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Level 60
Jul 23, 2020
I wasn't allowed my guess of Comoran. https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Comoran
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Level 66
Aug 9, 2020
Me too.
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Level 48
Jul 23, 2020
Another nice suggestion. The Arabic name of Comoros is Moon Islands