Maybe you’ve at least heard of most countries around the world. But have you ever heard of Comoros? This small island nation east of Africa and north of Madagascar has had an outsized impact on international trade and the the history of its region. Today’s Comoros has a complex political system and a rich diversity of culture. Join us as we discuss Comoros in this latest installment of our Spotlight series!
Check out these great sources on Comoros:
- Diane Selkirk, “A Famous Island Nobody Knows,” BBC Travel.
- “Comoros Imports, Exports and Trade Partners,” The Observatory of Economic Complexity.
- Dr. Matin Oppenheimer and Dr. Harriet Oppenheimer, “Comoros: The Comoro Islands’ Home Page,” Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, Kansas State University.
- Also listen to a fun sampling of twarab, a traditional music form on The Comoros!