Political Economy Summary
|Independence||6 July 1975|
|Head of State & Govt||H.E. Azali Assoumani|
|Minister of Foreign Affairs||Mohamed El-Amine Souef|
|Minister of Finance||Said Ali Said Chayhane|
|Central Bank Govenor||Mzé Abdou Mohamed Chanfiou|
|Next National Elections Date||2024|
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The Comoros is an island country in the Indian Ocean located at the northern end of the Mozambique Channel off the eastern coast of Africa between northeastern Mozambique, the French region of Mayotte, and northwestern Madagascar. The capital and largest city in Comoros is Moroni.
The national seal of the Comoros has the crescent found on the national flag in the center; within this crescent are the four stars found on the flag. A sun with rays extended is right above the crescent. Around the focal point, the name of the nation (Union of the Comoros) is written in both French and Arabic. The border is composed of two olive branches, with the national motto at the bottom in French.
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