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Seychelles

Seychelles
  • Capital

    Capital

    Victoria (Mahe)

  • Local time

    Local time

    22:45

  • Population

    Population

    94 205

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +248

  • Currency

    Currency

    Sre SCR (rupee)

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Seychelles

Seychelles
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Victoria (Mahe)

  • Local time

    Local time

    22:45

  • Population

    Population

    94 205

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +248

  • Currency

    Currency

    Sre SCR (rupee)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 267

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.41 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    2 330mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    455 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    42%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    88%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    3%

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    567 914

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    mixed French
    African
    Indian

  • Religion

    Religion

    Roman Catholic - 83 %
    Anglican - 6 %
    Seventh-Day Adventist - 1 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    94.0%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Creole
    English
    other

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    840

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    6.7 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    43%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    17.4%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    10 per 100k

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    fishing, tourism, processing of coconuts and vanilla, coir, boat building, printing, furniture, beverages

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    coconuts, cinnamon, vanilla, sweet potatoes, cassava (tapioca), copra, bananas, poultry, tuna

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    fish, copra, cinnamon trees

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    fish, copra, cinnamon trees

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    1%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    495kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    95 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    67

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What not to do when visiting Seychelles

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Marker Seychelles
Business & Communication

Don’t forget to shake hands when greeting. Friends often kiss on the cheek.

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Marker Seychelles
Business & Communication

Don't necessarily buy seashells nor export them without permit and certificate. Don't export local flora.

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Marker Seychelles
Business & Communication

Don't necessarily compliment others - it's thought to bring bad luck.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Pirates used to stop in Seychelles. The treasure of Olivier le Vasseur was supposedly buried on the main island.

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Marker Seychelles
Street & Behavioral

Don't feed nor try to touch animals.

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Marker Seychelles
Business & Communication

Don't wear beachwear outside the beach areas. Dress formally in the evening.

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Marker Seychelles
Business & Communication

Don’t necessarily fish, swim, snorkel or dive alone - it’s good to seek a local expert for advice.

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Marker Seychelles
Business & Communication

Don’t forget the rainy season usually runs from November to March.

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