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Comoros

Comoros

Comoros

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Capital
Moroni

Size
Slightly more than 12 times the size of Washington, DC.

Main Languages
Arabic and French

Time
At 6:00 a.m. U.S. Central Standard Time, it is 2:00 p.m. in Comoros.

History
Before Comoros became an independent country in 1975, it was ruled by France. Since then, there have been many struggles by different people to take over the government.

 

Religion
Mostly Muslim.

Persecution
The government does not allow anyone to teach Muslims about a different religion. Children ages 3 to 6 years old attend schools to learn to read and recite the Quran. (The Quran is the Muslim holy book.) In some places, Christians do not have the same rights and freedoms as Muslims.


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