Ahmed Ghazi Ksibi Anwer Abdelghani

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Seychelles, officially the Republic of Seychelles (French: République des Seychelles; Creole: Repiblik Sesel), is an island country spanning an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, some 1,500 kilometres (932 mi) east of mainland Africa, northeast of the island of Madagascar. Other nearby island countries and territories include Zanzibar to the west, Mauritius and Réunion to the south, Comoros and Mayotte to the southwest. Seychelles, with an estimated population of 84,000, has the smallest population of any African state.

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Capital Official language(s) Demonym Government President Independence - Date Area - Total - Water (%) Population - 2009 estimate - Density

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Victoria Seychellois Creole, English and French Seychellois, Seychelloise Republic James Michel from the U.K 29 June 1976 455 km² negligible 84,000[1] (195th) 186.2/km2 (60th) 482.7/sq mi SCT (UTC+4) .sc + 248

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The Seychelles is a small island nation located in the Indian Ocean northeast of Madagascar and about 1,600 km (994 mi) east of Kenya. Seychelles lies between approximately 4ºS and 10ºS and 46ºE and 54ºE. The nation is an archipelago of 155 tropical islands, some granite and some coral. the majority of which are small and uninhabited. The landmass is only 457 km², but the islands are spread over an Exclusive Economic Zone of 1,374,000 km². About 90 percent of the population of 82,500 live on Mahé, 9 percent on Praslin and La Digue. Around a third of the land area
Dense forests of Mahé Island.

but the temperature seldom exceeds 31 °C (87. Temperatures on Mahé vary from 24 to 30 °C (75.8 °F). March and April are the hottest months.000 years ago.900 mm (114. while the outer islands are mainly very young. July and August. though the Aldabra group and St Pierre (Farquhar Group) are unusual. the granitic islands. La Digue 2 Climate The climate is equable although quite humid. with higher humidity (80%). The southeast trade winds blow regularly from May to November. The temperature varies little throughout the year. so high winds are rare.600 mm (141. Precipitation is somewhat less on the other islands. Most of the islands lie outside the cyclone belt. it drops to as low as 24 °C (75. There are two distinct regions.7 in) on the mountain slopes. and this is the most pleasant time of the year. During the coolest months.2 to 86 °F). The granite islands are the world·s oldest ocean islands.2 °F). Economy . and rainfall ranges from 2. as the islands are small and subject to marine influences.Ahmed Ghazi Ksibi Anwer Abdelghani is the island of Mahé and a further third the atoll of Aldabra. raised coral islands that have emerged and submerged several times during their long history. the world's only oceanic islands of granitic rock and the coralline outer islands.2 in) annually at Victoria to 3. the most recent submergence dating from about 125. The hot months are from December to April. Beach of Anse Cocos.