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Advice current as at 4:00 am 17 Dec 2018.

The island of Anjouan, Comoros, is currently calm following recent civil unrest and operations by state security forces. Anjouan airport is currently operating normally. Further tensions are possible as presidential elections approach and curfews may be declared with minimal notice. You’re advised to avoid crowds and demonstrations throughout Comoros and to obey local security instructions.

There is no UK mission in Comoros and our ability to provide consular assistance is severely limited. Should you require assistance whilst in Comoros please contact the British Embassy in Madagascar who can provide remote support.

Crime levels are low, but you should take sensible precautions. See Crime

Piracy remains a significant threat in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean. See Sea travel

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in the Comoros, attacks can’t be ruled out. See terrorism

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel. 


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Currency: Comoro Franc (KMF)
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Coordinates ("central")
Latitude: -12.1667 | Longitude: 44.2500
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Dialling Code: 269
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Languages Spoken:
Arabic (official language) 66%
French (official language) 56%
other (official language) 37%
This tool is being re-developed. The exchange rate is today's; but until development is completed we are using data obtained from a variety of sources in 2013 for the rest of the info, and is not guaranteed to be free of errors - see disclaimer.
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