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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) (181st)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2016 estimate
94,228[1] (195th)
• Density
186.2/km2 (482.3/sq mi) (60th)
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
$2.919 billion[2]
• Per capita
$30,486[2]
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
$1.564 billion[2]
• Per capita
$16,332[2]
Gini (2013)46.8[3]
high
HDI (2015)Increase 0.782[4]
high · 63th
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 January 20, 2018


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