Seychelles is an island country comprising of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean. It is officially known as the Republic of Seychelles and is situated to the northeast of Madagascar. The coral beaches, water sports and the wildlife of Seychelles provide the major tourist attractions. Tourism is a very important sector of Seychelles and due care is taken for its improvement.
Seychellois Rupee (SCR)
451 square km (174 square miles)
French, English, Seychellois Creole
Climate & Geography
The temperature does not undergo too much change throughout the year. The average temperatures of Seychelles are in the range of 24 to 30 degrees Celsius (75 to 86 degrees F). The variances in the annual rainfall are in the range of 2,900 mm (114 in) to 3,600 mm (142 in). The climate is usually humid in Seychelles.
Seychelles is made up of 155 islands which are recognized by the constitution of the Republic of Seychelles. Seychelles is located at a distance of about 1,600 km (994 miles) from the east of Kenya. 42 of the islands which comprise Seychelles are granitic in nature, 2 are coral sand cays, 44 are coral islands and 67 are raised coral islands.
Seychelles lacks any railways but the roadways, waterways and airways are well developed to meet the transportation requirements of the nation.
Tourist & Immigration Info
There are no visa requirements for entering Seychelles for people of any nationality. The only required documents which the visitor must have on him are: