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ID: 1088595
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Moroni (inhabited place)  Moroni (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 11 40 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -11.6667  decimal degrees
Long: 043 16 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 43.2667  decimal degrees

Note: Founded by Arabic-speaking settlers; is capital & largest settlement of Comoros Islands; trades in vanilla, cacao, coffee & petroleum; industries produce soft drinks, metal & wood products; has many mosques; retains traditional Arabic appearance.

Names:
Moroni (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Comores (nation)  ........  Comores (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Grande Comore (governorate)  ............  Grande Comore (governorate) (P)
Hierarchy of Moroni (inhabited place)  ................  Moroni (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
national capital (C)  ............  since 1958
trade center (C)
industrial center (C)
transportation center (C)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Comores .......... (nation)
..................  (World, Africa) [1000157]

Sources and Contributors:
Moroni..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VIII, 333
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 129
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 283-284
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VIII, 333
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 129
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 283-284
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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