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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
Religion
Demonym(s)
  • Seychellois
  • Seychelloise
  • Seselwa (Creole)
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialrepublic
Wavel Ramkalawan
Ahmed Afif
Nicholas Prea
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence
• from the United Kingdom
29 June 1976
Area
• Total
459 km2 (177 sq mi) (181st)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• mid 2020 estimate
98,462 (200th)
• Density
214.5/km2 (555.6/sq mi) (67th)
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
$2.919 billion[2]
• Per capita
$30,486[2]
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
$1.564 billion[2]
• Per capita
$16,332[2]
Gini (2013)46.8[3]
high
HDI (2018)Increase 0.801[4]
very high · 62nd
CurrencySeychellois rupee (SCR)
Time zoneUTC+4 (SCT)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+4 (not observed)
Driving sideleft
Calling code+248
ISO 3166 codeSC
Internet TLD.sc

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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