|Land Area||455 km2|
|Total Area||455km2 (#180)|
|Government Type||Presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$2.61 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$28,000|
The flag of the Seychelles was officially adopted on January 8, 1996.
The red, white and green are the official colors of the SPUP (Seychelles Peoples United Party). The blue and the yellow are the colors of the country's democratic party.
Seychelles Coat of Arms:
The Seychelles coat of arms consists of a shield supported by two Indo-Pacific sailfish.
A silver helmet and Tropicbird hover above the shield, and the national motto "Finis Coronat Opus" ("The End Crowns the Work") is displayed on a ribbon below.
Displayed within the shield is an Aldabra giant tortoise, Seychelles palm, the Indian Ocean and a schooner.