Overview of Seychelles Islands

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Officially name: Republic of Seychelles

Capital: Victoria

Largest city: Victoria

Official languages: French, English, Seychellois Creole

Government: Republic

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Seychelles is an island country spanning an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, some 1,500 kilometres (932 mi) east of mainland Africa, northeast of the island of Madagascar.

Area

Total 451 km2 (197th)
Water (%) negligible

Population

2009 estimate 84,000 (195th)
Density 186.2/km2 (60th)
482.7/sq mi

Currency: Seychellois rupee (SCR)

Time zone

SCT (UTC+4)
Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+4)

Drives on the left


Internet TLD: .sc

Calling code: 248