ABOUT COMOROSThe Comoros, officially the Union of the Comoros is an archipelago island nation in the Indian Ocean, located off the eastern coast of Africa, on the northern end of the Mozambique Channel, between northeastern Mozambique and northwestern Madagascar. Other countries near to the Comoros are Tanzania to the northwest and the Seychelles to the northeast. The capital is Moroni on Grande Comore. At 1,862 km (719 sq mi), the Comoros is the third-smallest African nation by area.
Bouni is a coastal village on the island of Grande Comore (Ngazidja) in the Comoros. According to the 1991 census, the village had a population of 831.
Pamanzi, known as Petite-Terre (literally "Little Land") in French, is an island just off Mayotte, and is the second largest island after Mayotte itself. It was once the most important island, with Mayotte's only airport and the capital Dzaoudzi, until 1977 when Mamoudzou was chosen as the new capital. The communes of Dzaoudzi and Pamandzi are located on Pamanzi.
Festivals and Events
Moroni on Grande Comore
The capital Moroni on Grande Comore features government buildings, broad squares, market places, winding streets, and numerous mosques, including the Vendredi Mosque. The town of Mutsamudu has 17th century Swahili-Shirazi style architecture; you’ll find old houses with carved doors, mosques, citadels, and twisting alleyways."