Mutsamudu is a city in the independent country of Union of the Comoros. Mutsamudu is the administrative capital of the Comoros island of Anjouan. The city is the hometown of the current Comoros President Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi.
The city of Mutsamudu hosts a population that derives its ancestry from different parts of Africa and Asia. African mainlanders form a major chunk of the population. The minority includes a large number of Mutsamudu residents who have Malay ancestry. Creoles and Arab descendants are found in the Anjouan capital city. The Shirazi Persians make up the rest. The predominant religion followed in the island is Islam. The economy of the city and its adjoining regions are dependent upon the regular exports of ylang-ylang perfume essence. Agriculture and its allied industries make up the major employment sector in Mutsamudu.