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Last update : 19 February 2019


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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

1. Independence from the United Kingdom was obtained on June 29, 1976.
2. The population density is 193 people / km².
3. The country is 688 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Catholicism, 86%.
5. There are no rivers or lakes in this country.
6. Full name of the country – Seychelles Republic.
7. Political system – republic.
8. Of the 115 islands, only 33 are inhabited.
9. The highest peak is Morne Seychellois 905 m above sea level.
10. The motto of the country – “The end is crowning the work.”
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11. It is the smallest country in Africa, it has only 453 square kilometers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

18. The average IQ level is 86.

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

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20. The national animal is a turtle.

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

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

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

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

25. 60% of fatal accidents have caused people under the influence of alcohol.

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

27. In this country, more than 19,600 motor vehicles are registered (204 vehicles per 1 000 inhabitants).

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28. 1% of the population lives on less than 3 $a day.

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29. In this country there are over 508 km of paved roads (0.0008% of all roads in the world).

30. In this country there are 14 airports, 7 with paved surface.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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37. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $1,547,000,000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $1 490,000,000 .

38. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 of the year was 65% GDP, or around: $1 005 550 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 62% GDP, or around: $923 800 000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $10,107.

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

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40. 24% of adults living in this country are overweight.

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

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

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

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44. 10 women give birth to 19 children on average

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

46. 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.

47. 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).

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

49. 54 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

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

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

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

53. The work week is 55 hours.

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54. 50% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

55. 400 km2 of the country is covered by forests (87.9%)

56. The last death penalty was made in 1993.

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

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

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

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

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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.

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What is the largest lake in Seychelles?
There are no lakes in this country.

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What is the national dish?
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Which Seychelles have national colors?
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What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
The national animal is a turtle.

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What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders Seychelles?
It is an island country, no terrestrial borders.

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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).

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What is the population density in Seychelles?
The population density is 201 people per km2.

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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.

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With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta