Welcome To Seychelles

  • Country Profile
  • Development Agenda

Seychelles

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

Capital: Victoria

Population: 95,000

Religion: Christianity

Languages: English, French, Creole

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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.