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Grande Comore
Autonomous island
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Grande Comore is the westernmost (and largest) island of the Comoros islands.
Grande Comore is the westernmost (and largest) island of the Comoros islands.
Country Comoros
Area
 • Total 1,025 km2 (396 sq mi)
Population
 • Estimate (2015) 399,919
Time zone EAT (UTC+03:00)

Grande Comore (Swahili: Ngazidja) is an island in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa. It is the largest island in the Comoros nation. The island's capital is Moroni, which is also the national capital.

Prince Said Ibrahim International Airport is the airport for the island.


Coordinates: 11°35′S 43°20′E / 11.583°S 43.333°E / -11.583; 43.333

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