VectorAnopheles gambiae Population 798.000 (2010), density 275 per km²
Total surface area 2.235 km²(incl. Mayotte)
Surface water Negligible
Dist. to nearest infestation Mozambique (ca. 300 km) and Madagascar (ca. 580 km)
Climate The climate is generally tropical and mild, and the two major seasons are distinguishable by their relative raininess. The temperature reaches an average of 29–30 °C (84–86 °F) in March, the hottest month in the rainy season (called kashkazi, December to April), and an average low of 19 °C (66 °F) in the cool, dry season (kusi, May to November). The islands are rarely subject to cyclones.
Terrain The interiors of the islands vary from steep mountains to low hills.
Economy Comoros is one of the world's poorest countries. Economic growth and poverty reduction are major priorities for the government. With a rate of 14.3%, unemployment is considered very high. Agriculture, including fishing, hunting, and forestry, is the leading sector of the economy, and 38.4% of the working population is employed in the primary sector.
Overall assessment for mosquito elimination
To be determinded after an in depth feasibility study, but initial studies favour an integrated elimination campaign as 4 - very suitable (scale 1-5)