Quick Facts

  • Officially the Republic of Seychelles
  • Geography: island country off the east coast of Africa consisting of an archipelago of 115 islands
  • Independence: 1976 (from UK)
  • Population: 92,430
  • Official languages: French, Creole, English and Seychellois (with the majority speaking Creole)
  • Capital: Victoria (pop. 26,000)
  • Climate: tropical
  • Economy: based on tourism, agriculture
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Literacy rate: 91.8%
  • Current weather conditions: www.weather.com
  • Tips for travel in country: www.travel.state.gov
  • Currency exchange rates: www.xe.com

Government in Power

  • A presidential republic
  • Chief of state and head of government: President James Alix Michel (since 2014)

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