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Comoro Isles

Comoro Isles, four volcanic islands in the Mozambique Channel between Madagascar and the continent of Africa. They are named Great Comoro, Johanna, Mohilla, and Mayotta, and cover an area of 1,050 square miles. They belong to France. The inhabitants are Mohammedans, and export cocoanut oil and tortoiseshell. At Dsandsi, the capital, is a French garrison.