Officially, there is compulsory school for 10 years for
anyone between 6 and 16 years. The primary school is 6 years
old, the secondary school 7 years (4 + 3 years). 56% of
children started primary school in 2000/01. In 2003,
illiteracy among the adult population was estimated at
approx. 45%. See TOPSCHOOLSINTHEUSA for TOEFL, ACT, SAT testing locations and high school codes in Comoros.
Comoros - Moroni
Moroni, capital of the Comoros; 54,000 residents (2011). Moroni, located on
the west coast of the island of Ngazidja, is the country's largest city and
commercial center with the food industry (vanilla, cocoa, coffee) and oil
refinery. The city was originally built by Arab merchants.