Seychelles, officially the Republic of Seychelles (French: République des Seychelles; Creole: Repiblik Sesel), is an archipelago country in the Indian Ocean. The capital of the 115-island country, Victoria, lies 1,500 kilometers east of mainland East Africa. Other nearby island countries and territories include Comoros, Mayotte (region of France), Madagascar, Réunion (region of France) and Mauritius to the south. With a population of roughly 94,000, it has the smallest population of any sovereign African country.
Geographical type: Archipelago
Latitude: 4.58° S — Longitude: 55.67° E
Area: 459 km²
ISO 3166-2 code: SC
Measures of Freedom
2019: 7.84, Rank: 57, Personal Freedom: 7.99, Economic Freedom: 7.63
2014: 7.48, Rank: 36
2016: Status: Partly Free, Aggregate Score: 68, Political Rights: 3, Civil Liberties: 3
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