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Seychelles Facts

Seychelles's Information

Flag of Seychelles
Land Area 455 km2
Total Area 455km2 (#180)
Population 93,186 (#197)
Population Density 204.80/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $2.61 Billion
GDP Per Capita $28,000
Currency Rupee (SCR)
  • Name: Seychelles
    (long form) Republic of the Seychelles
  • Capital City: Victoria (24,970 pop.)
  • Seychelles Population: 90,846 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Seychellois rupee (SCR)
    (conversion rates)

    Seychellois rupee
    50 seychellois rupees
  • Ethnicity: mixed French, African, Indian, Chinese, and Arab
  • GDP total: $2.355 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $25,600 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Creole 91.8%, English 4.9% (official), other 3.1%, unspecified 0.2%
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Victoria
  • Name: Named for Jean Moreau de Sechelles
  • National Day: June 18
  • Religion: Roman Catholic 82.3%, Anglican 6.4%, Seventh Day Adventist 1.1%, other Christian 3.4%, Hindu 2.1%, Muslim 1.1%, other non-Christian 1.5%, unspecified 1.5%, none 0.6%
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