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Last verified: Wednesday, 8. July 2020 at 07:23 AM

Comoros Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon We advise caution when travelling to Comoros

Local Situation: 3.0 / 5

We advise caution when travelling to Comoros. We detected travel advisories from 3 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 3.0 / 5

This country shares no land border with any other country. Thus, the region score is identical to the country risk rating.

Current informationen on Covid-19 in Comoros

There are currently 313 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Comoros. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently 7 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Comoros.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Comoros

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Comoros.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Comoros from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 3.0 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: United States

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Global Health Advisory: Do Not Travel. Avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19 Exercise normal precautions in Comoros. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/comoros-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid non-essential travel.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/comoros

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Ireland

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Individual rating changes for Comoros

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Comoros. Most recent events first.

Changes from March 22nd 2020

The total rating for Comoros changed from 2.7 to 3.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government increased their existing warning for Comoros to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 18th 2020

The total rating for Comoros changed from 2.3 to 2.7. Here are the influencing details:

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The Irish government increased their existing warning for Comoros to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Comoros changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government issued a new warning for Comoros with a rating of 1.0.

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The Canadian government issued a new warning for Comoros with a rating of 3.0.

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The Irish government issued a new warning for Comoros with a rating of 3.0.

Changes from May 24th 2019

The total rating for Comoros changed from 2.3 to 2.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government decreased their existing warning for Comoros to 3.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 4.0 (by -1.0).

Changes from May 3rd 2019

The total rating for Comoros changed from 3.0 to 2.3. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government decreased their existing warning for Comoros to 1.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 4.0 (by -3.0).

Changes from May 1st 2019

The total rating for Comoros changed from 2.8 to 3.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government increased their existing warning for Comoros to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 30th 2019

The total rating for Comoros changed from 2.3 to 2.8. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government increased their existing warning for Comoros to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 2.0 (by +2.0).

About Comoros

Comoros with its capital Moroni is a country in Africa (Eastern Africa), slightly more than 12 times the size of Washington, DC (2,170 km²). The country is located Southern Africa, group of islands at the northern mouth of the Mozambique Channel, about two-thirds of the way between northern Madagascar and northern Mozambique. The climate can be described as tropical marine; rainy season (November to May). The landscape is volcanic islands, interiors vary from steep mountains to low hills. With a population of about 0.73 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Moroni
Population less than one million
Size 2.170 km²
Size comparable to slightly more than 12 times the size of Washington, DC
Common languages Arabic, French
Currency Franc (short: KMF)
Common voltage (electricity) 220V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900
International phone prefix +269
Internet Top Level Domain .km
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 KM
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 COM
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 174

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Comoros is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • deforestation
  • soil degradation and erosion results from crop cultivation on slopes without proper terracing

Natural hazzards

  • cyclones possible during rainy season (December to April)
  • Karthala (2,361 m) on Grand Comore Island last erupted in 2007; a 2005 eruption forced thousands of people to be evacuated and produced a large ash cloud
  • volcanic activity on Grand Comore

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Comoros. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. fishing
  2. perfume distillation
  3. tourism

Agriculture products

  1. bananas
  2. cassava
  3. cloves
  4. coconuts
  5. manioc
  6. perfume essence
  7. vanilla
  8. ylang-ylang

Comoran Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Comoros.

Export products

  1. cloves
  2. vanilla
  3. ylang-ylang (perfume essence)

Import products

  1. cement
  2. construction materials
  3. consumer goods
  4. other foodstuffs
  5. petroleum products
  6. rice
  7. transport equipment

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Comoros?

Comoros is currently rated at 3,0 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 3 official sources. We advise caution when travelling to Comoros.

Is it safe to travel Comoros in 2020?

Visiting the country Comoros is usually fine. The score is at 3,0 Just keep an eye open, obey local rules and you'll most likely be fine.

How many travel advisories do you know for Comoros?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 3 individual sources for Comoros.

What is the current Corona virus situation in Comoros?

There are currently 313 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Comoros. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently 7 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Comoros.

What is the size of Comoros?

Comoros has a size of 2,170 km² or 838 mi² which is slightly more than 12 times the size of Washington, DC.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.