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Capital : Victoria
Language :  Seychellois Creole, French, English
Currency :  Seychellois rupee
Population : 93 144
Area : 452 km2

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Seychelles facts

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1. 60% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

2. Over 19,600 motor vehicles (204 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants) are registered in this country.

3. The top-level national domain is .sc .

4. The most popular pages with the extension .sc are: whois.sc, iran.sc and porn.sc.

5. In this country there are more than 508 km of paved roads (0,0008% of all roads in the world).

6. The country has 14 airports, 7 of the paved surface.

7. Full name of the country – Republic of Seychelles.

8. Political system – republic.


Geography in Seychelles

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1. It is the smallest country in Africa, it has only 453 square kilometers.

2. It is one of 11 countries in the world where no negative temperature has ever been recorded.

3. It is an island country, no land borders.

4. The country is 688 times smaller than Poland.

5. There are no rivers or lakes in this country.

6. Of the 115 islands, only 33 are inhabited.

7. The highest peak is Morne Seychellois 905 m above sea level.

8. There are 30 km2 of agricultural land in Seychelles (7% of the country).

9. 400 km2 of the country is covered by forests (87.9%)

61. The nearest capital in a straight line from Victoria is Mogadishu (Somalia) – 1346 km.

62. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Victoria is Mexico (Mexico) – 16809 km.


Finance in Seychelles

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1. The minimum wage amounts to 26.7 rupees per hour (data from 2014).

2. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 15%, and for companies – 33% (2018).

3. The tax on goods and services is 15% (2018).

4. The level of inflation in 2018 is 3.1%.

5. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 1 547 000 000 (PLN 6 621 160 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 1,490,000,000 (PLN 6,377,200,000).

6. Internal debt at the beginning …
2015 of the year was 65% of GDP, which is about: $ 1,005 550,000 (PLN 4,303,754,000),
2018 year was 62% > GDP, i.e. around: $ 923 800,000 (PLN 3 953 864 000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 10 107 (PLN 43 259).

7. Foreign debt at the beginning of …
2015 was around: $ 2,823,000,000 ,
2018 year is around: $ 407,000,000 .

8. The country has over $540,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.0046% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).


Law in Seychelles

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1. Built-up speed allowed is 40 km / h.

2. In addition to built-up areas, the permitted speed on the regular road is 65 km / h, and on highways 85 km / h.

3. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

4. In this country there is left-hand traffic.

5. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 15%, and for companies – 33% (2018).

6. The tax on goods and services is 15% (2018).

7. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last 38 days.

8. The last death penalty was made in 1993.


Education in Seychelles

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 10 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 86.

4. In this country there are 4.8% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 4,387 people).


Work in Seychelles

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1. The minimum wage amounts to 26.7 rupees per hour (data from 2014).

2. The unemployment rate is 4.1% (data from 2018).

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 15%, and for companies – 33% (2018).

4. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last 38 days.

5. The work week is 55 hours.


Best in Seychelles

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1. It is the smallest country in Africa, it has only 453 square kilometers.

2. The highest peak is Morne Seychellois 905 m above sea level.

3. The lowest temperature: 17.5 °C was measured at Aldabra Atoll.

4. The highest temperature: 36,3 °C was measured at Aldabra Atoll.


Society in Seychelles

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1. In Seychelles, an average person consumes about 5.6 liters of pure alcohol per year.

2. The most beer is beer – 67%, then wine – 22%, and spirit – 11%.

3. In 2013, 8 people died as a result of road accidents.

4. 1% of the population lives on less than 3 $a day.

5. The average IQ level is 86.

6. 24% of adults living in this country are overweight.

7. On average, a woman gives birth to 1.9 children.

8. In this country over 50 200 (2015) 67 119 (2018) people have access to the internet ( about 73% of the population).

9. Around 39,000 (2015) 61,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

10. The population density is 193 people / km².

11. The main religion is Catholicism, 86%.

12. The average age people living in this country is 34.4 years old.

13. The country is around:
19,000 people (20.53%) in the age range 0-14 years.
66,000 people (72.06%) in the age range 15-64 years.
6,800 people (7.41%) over 65 years old.

14. In this country, about 1,300 children are born each year (1.4% of the population), and about 630 people die (0.7% of the population).

15. 54 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

16. 50% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

17. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 47 cigarettes a month.

18. The average life expectancy in this country is 73 years (women – 77.9 years and men – 68.3 years).


Symbols of Seychelles

1. The national animal is a turtle.

2. The motto of the country – “The end is crowning the work.”


History of Seychelles

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1. Independence from the United Kingdom was obtained on June 29, 1976.

2. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1948.

3. He joined the United Nations on September 21, 1976.


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What is the highest peak in Seychelles?

The highest peak in Seychelles is Morne Seychellois (906 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Seychelles?

There are no rivers in this country.

answer: Marta


What is the largest lake in Seychelles?

There are no lakes in this country.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is a turtle.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Seychelles?

It is an island country, no terrestrial borders.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 34.4 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage amounts to 26.7 rupees per hour (data from 2014).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Seychelles?

The population density is 201 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

The motto of the country – “The end is crowning the work.”

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 36,3 ° C was measured at Aldabra Atoll.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: 17.5 ° C was measured at Aldabra Atoll.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta