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Where is Seychelles?

map showing the location of Seychelles

Located in the continent of Africa, Seychelles covers 455 square kilometers of land, making it the 203rd largest nation in terms of land area.

Seychelles became an independent state in 1976, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Seychelles is 90,024 (2012) and the nation has a density of 198 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Seychelles is the Seychelles Rupee (SCR). As well, the people of Seychelles are refered to as Seychellois.

The dialing code for the country is 248 and the top level internet domain for Seychellois sites is .sc.

Seychelles does not share land borders with any countries.

To learn more, visit our detailed Seychelles section.

Quick facts

Population 90,024
Density 197.9 / km2 ( 512.4 / mi2 )
Languages Seselwa Creole French, French, English
Independence Year 1976
Capital Victoria (English River)
Currency Seychelles Rupee
GDP 1,405,764,158 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 15,615 (2014 data)
Land Area 455 km2 (176 mi2)
Minimum Longitude 46.200
Maximum Longitude 56.300
Mininum Latitude -10.200
Maximum Latitude -4.280

What is the capital of Seychelles?

map showing the location of Seychelles
Location of Victoria on a map.

Victoria is the capital city of Seychelles. It has a population of 22,881, and is located on a latitue of -4.62 and longitude of 55.45.

Victoria is also the political center of Seychelles, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.

Quick Facts About Victoria, the Capital Of Seychelles

City Victoria
Country Seychelles
Population 22,881
Longitude 55.45000000
Latitude -4.61667000
Elevation 60 meters over sea level

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.