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Seychelles

Official English Name: Republic of Seychelles

Official Local Name(s): République des Seychelles (French), Repiblik Sesel (Seychellois Creole)

Common English Name: Seychelles

Capital: Victoria

REGION
Southeastern Africa
NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
None (Island)
NEIGHBORING BODIES OF WATER
Indian Ocean (Surrounded)
TOTAL AREA
455 km2 (100% land, 0% water)
TOTAL LAND BOUNDARIES
0 km (Island)
TOTAL COASTLINE
491 km
CLIMATE
Tropical marine
TERRAIN
Flat, elevated coral reefs
Other islands being rocky and hilly
HIGHEST POINT
Morne Seychellois (905 m)
LOWEST POINT
Sea Level
NATURAL RESOURCES
Fish
Copra
Cinnamon trees
NATURAL DISASTERS
Droughts
DEMONYM
Seychellois
LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS
Seychellois Crole (92.8%)1
British (2.2%)
French (1.9%)
Chinese (0.5%)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S)
Seychellois Creole
English
French
LARGEST RELIGIOUS GROUPS
Roman Catholic (76.2%)
Protestant (10.6%)
Hindu (2.4%)
Muslim (1.6%)
POPULATION
92,430
LARGEST CITY
Victoria (26,000)
GOVERNMENT TYPE
Republic
HEAD OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT
President Danny Faure
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS
25 Administrative districts
INDEPENDENCE GAINED
29 June 1976 (from the United Kingdom)
NATIONAL SYMBOL
Coco de Mer
NATIONAL ANTHEM
Koste Seselwa
GDP PER CAPITA
$26,300 (USD)
CURRENCY
SR (Seychellois Rupee)
EXCHANGE RATE
$1 (USD) = SR 13.23
INTERNET COUNTRY CODE
.sc
TELEPHONE COUNTRY CODE
+248

Society is highly matriarchal.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/se.html (Majority of information)

https://joshuaproject.net/countries/SE (Ethnic data)

Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)

Information accurate to best of ability as of 29 November 2016

1Seychellois Creole is a mix of French, African, Indian, Chinese and Arab backgrounds.