Govt. of Comoros: Pre-independence Last updated on
Monday 19th April 2010
Until 1974, the Comoros were controlled by France. In that year, the majority of the population except on Mahoré (Mayotte) voted for independence, which was unilaterally declared in July 1975 although in 1976 the mainly French-speaking inhabitants of Mahoré (Mayotte) chose to remain under French rule as a result of their own referendum,.
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