Seychelles Island

Quick Facts

Capital: Victoria
Government: Republic
Currency: Seychelles rupee (SCR)
Area total: 455 km2
Water: 0 km2
Land: 455 km2
Population: 80,098 (July 2002 EST.)
Language: English, French, Creole (all official)
Religion: Roman Catholic 86.6%, Anglican 6.7%, other Christian 2.5%, other 4.1%
Country code: +248
Internet TLD: .sc
Time Zone: UTC+4

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Small golden islands of Seychelles cover a land area of 455 km² and an exclusive economic zone of 1.4 km² in the western Indian Ocean. Have a life time vacation to an archipelago of 115 most attractive islands in Indian Ocean, of which 41 comprise the oldest mid oceanic granite islands on earth while a further 74 form the low lying coral tolls and reef islands of the Outer Islands.

The Islands characterize the legendary splendor that extends between 4 and 10 degrees south of the equator and lies between 480km and 1,600km from the east coast of Africa. It represents an archipelago of timeless beauty, tranquility and harmony that is famous for its world beating beaches and for its great diversity which rolls from lush forests down to the warm azure ocean.

Seychelles is one of the world’s very last frontiers that promise adventure and breathtaking natural beauty in pristine surrounds still untouched by man. Explore two of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Seychelles including Vallée de Mai on Praslin Island where Coco-de-mer nut grows high on ancient palms and fabled Aldabra- the world’s largest raised coral toll.
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