Seychelles World Fact - Hostel in Asia


Seychelles This republic in the middle of the Indian Ocean,1600 km. off the East African coast is one of the most paradisiatic places on earth featuring about 115 islands. The Seychelles used to be a French colony, so you can still savour the French culinary legacy in their food, add to that the unique Seychellois hospitaly and unbeatable exotic landscapes and you get one of the most celestial destinations on Earth.

Area: 456 Km²
Population: 79.700 (2001 est.)
Density: 175 pop/Km²

System of government: Republic
Capital: Victoria (25.000 pop.)
Major cities: -
Ethnic majority: French Creole 89%, others 11%
Border countries: -

Principal mountains: Morne Seychellois 905 m
Principal rivers: -
Principal lakes: -
Principal islands: Mahé 148 Km²
Climate: Tropical

Language: French, English (both officials), Creole-French
Religion: Catholic 91%, Protestant 7%
Currency: Seychelles Rupee (SCR)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 1/5, 5/6, 29/6, 15/8, 1/11, 8/12, 25/12
Dialling code: 00248
GMT: +4

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