Where is Seychelles?

Seychelles is an island country in Africa, Seychelles is located in the Indian Ocean northeast of Madagascar and at the eastern edge of the Somali Sea. Seychelles officially the Republic of Seychelles, Its capital city is Victoria.

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Where is Seychelles
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Where is Seychelles Located?

Seychelles is located in the Indian Ocean. Seychelles map also shows that it is an archipelago of more than 100 islands. It is about 1,500 km east of mainland of Africa continent.

Madagascar lies in the south-west of Seychelles. Some of the other nearby islands and island countries are, Zanzibar, Comoros, Mayotte, and Mauritius. The government type of Seychelles is Multiple-party Republic, under which the president Seychelles is use to be both head of state and head of government. The president is elected for a five-year term of office by popular vote.

The economy of the country is dependent upon agriculture, fishing, manufacturing, services, and tourism. Above all, the government’s liberal policies promote tourism and tourism related industries. The country has beautiful natural landscapes that attracts tourist from all over the world.

Capital of Seychelles

Victoria, town and capital of the Republic of Seychelles, located on the northeastern coast of Mahé Island. It's lies between latitue of 37.4713° South and longitude of 144.7852° East.

Seychelles - Quick Facts

Continent Africa
CountrySeychelles
Coordinates 4°37'S 55°27'E
Where is LocatedSeychelles is a country located in the Eastern Africa
Capital Victoria
Largest City Victoria
Nearby island countries and territories The Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Réunion (France) and Mayotte (France) to the south, Maldives and the Chagos Archipelago (UK) to the east.
Administrative divisions25 administrative districts
Area 177 sq mi (459 sq km) [181st]
Population98,462 (2020)
Population Density214.5/km2 (555.6/sq mi)
Official Language French, English, Seychellois Creole
Currency Seychellois Rupee (SCR)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeSC
ISO Alpha-3 Code SYC
ISO Numeric Code690
GDP (PPP)$2.919 billion 2019 estimate
Calling code +248
Time Zone SCT (UTC+4)
AirportSeychelles International Airport (IATA: SEZ, ICAO: FSIA)
Internet TLD .sc

Seychelles Places of Attractions

La DigueIle du Nord IslandMorne Seychelles National ParkEden Island, Seychelles
Saint-Anne Marine National ParkFregate IslandIle au CerfBotanical Garden
Vallée de Mai, Praslin, SeychellesBird IslandAride IslandJardin Du Roi Spice Garden
Beau Vallon BeachDesrochesCousineAnse Kerlan Beach
Curieuse IslandDenisIle MoyenneSir Selwyn Selwyn-Clarke Market.
Anse Lazio BeachSainte Anne IslandCote D'Or BeachRound Island, Mahé
Anse IntendancePraslin National ParkMorne Blanc TrailPort of Victoria