The Republic of Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands located east of mainland East Africa. Since its independence from the UK in 1976, Seychelles has developed from a largely agricultural society to a market-based diversified economy, with agriculture being taken over by service, public sectors and tourism.
President: Danny Faure
Languages: English, French, Creole
The Seychelles Sustainable Development Strategy 2012-2020 is designed to improve sustainable development management and to provide a clear path to a better national economy, including deriving more from tourism, fisheries, fresh water supply, agriculture, and recreational activities.