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Republic of Seychelles
Motto: "Finis Coronat Opus" (Latin)
"The End Crowns the Work"
Anthem: Koste Seselwa
Join together all Seychellois
Location of  Seychelles  (dark blue)– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)– in the African Union  (light blue)
Location of  Seychelles  (dark blue)

– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)
– in the African Union  (light blue)

Capital
and largest city
Victoria
4°37′S55°27′E / 4.617°S 55.450°E / -4.617; 55.450
Official languages
Ethnic groups(2000)
Demonym
  • Seychellois
  • Seychelloise
  • Seselwa (Creole)
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialrepublic
Danny Faure
Vincent Mériton
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence
• from the United Kingdom
29 June 1976
Area
• Total
459 km2 (177 sq mi) (198th)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2012 estimate
92,000 (195th)
• Density
186.2/km2 (482.3/sq mi) (60th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$2.761 billion[1]
• Per capita
$29,155[1]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$1.475 billion[1]
• Per capita
$15,577[1]
Gini (2007)65.8[2]
very high
HDI (2014)Increase 0.772[3]
high · 64th
CurrencySeychellois rupee (SCR)
Time zoneSCT(UTC+4)
• Summer (DST)
not observed (UTC+4)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+248
ISO 3166 codeSC
Internet TLD.sc

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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