National Symbols of Seychelles

Seychelles is a country in Africa. It shares borders with the following countries: The capital of Seychelles is Victoria.

The official language is Seychelles are Seychellois, Creole, English and French. and the Seychellois rupee is the currency of the Seychelles. The domain is .sc and the country code is +248.

National day is celebrated on 18 Jun 1993. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Seychelles is no exception.

In Seychelles, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Seychellois people. Takamaka Rum is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Seychelles. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Seychellois symbol.

The country was founded by James Mancham. The current president of Seychelles is Wavel Ramkalawan.

In Seychelles the power plugs and sockets are of type G. The standard voltage is 240 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Seychellois national anthem was written by David François Marc André, George Charles Robert Payet and composed by David François Marc André, George Charles Robert Payet.

Country information

Official name(s) The Republic of Seychelles
Alternative name(s) Republic of Seychelles (official, English)
Regional location Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, northeast of Madagascar
Country name etymology Named after Jean Moreau de Séchelles, Finance Minister to King Louis XV of France from 1754 to 1756.
Climate Tropical marine; humid; cooler season during southeast monsoon (late May to September); warmer season during northwest monsoon (March to May)
Terrain Mahe Group is granitic, narrow coastal strip, rocky, hilly; others are coral, flat, elevated reefs
Population 98,347
National Day 18 Jun 1993
Language(s) Seychelles are Seychellois, Creole, English and French.
Religion Christianity
Country code +248
Literacy rate 94.0%
Currency Seychellois rupee
Capital city Victoria
Domain(TLD) .sc
Ethnicity Seychellois & Creoles
Head of government President
Nationality Seychellois
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 459 km2 (177 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+4 (SCT)
Average elevation 453 m (1,483 ft)
Coastline 491 Km
Mains electricity 240 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Seychelles

Flag map of Seychelles

Motto of Seychelles

Finis coronat opus - "The end crowns the work"

National animal of Seychelles

The National animal of Seychelles is Seychelles Black Parrot

National Animal of Seychelles - Seychelles Black Parrot

National flower of Seychelles

The National flower of Seychelles is Comet orchid. Botanical name is Angraecum eburneum.

National flower of Seychelles - Comet orchid

National bird of Seychelles

The National bird of Seychelles is Seychelles Black Parrot

National bird of Seychelles - Seychelles Black Parrot

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