Where are the Seychelles?

Seychelles is located in the Southern Africa region at latitude -4.679574 and longitude 55.491977 and is part of the African continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 4° 40' 46.47'' S
  • 55° 29' 31.12'' E

You can see the location of Seychelles on the world map below:

The country has no neighboring countries/land borders.

Maritime Borders

Seychelles borders with the Indian Ocean.

Pin pointing out Seychelles on a map.

Seychelles Related Content

Seychelles Key Facts

CountrySeychelles
CoordinatesLatitude: -4.679574
Longitude: 55.491977
Country CodesAlpha 2: SC
Alpha 3: SYC
Country Flag Emoji🇸🇨
Int. Phone Prefix+248
Capital cityVictoria
Continent
Subcontinent
Africa
Southern Africa
Country Area455 sq km
Population 202199,202
World Rank: 183
Median Age32.5
Life expectancy71.3
Major languagesSeychellois Creole (official) 89.1%, English (official) 5.1%, French (official) 0.7%, other 3.8%, unspecified 1.4% (2010 est.)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+04:00
Internet TLD.sc
Biggest AirportSeychelles International Airport (SEZ)
Average temperature27.15 °C
80.87 °F
Administrative Divisions27 districts
Political systemPresidential representative democratic republic

Seychelles Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupHigh income
World Bank RegionSub-Saharan Africa
CurrencySeychelles Rupee (SCR)
GDP in 2020$1.2 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 179
GDP per capita in 2020$12,194
World Rank: 61
Major Industries / Economic SectorsTourism, manufacturing, agriculture, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesFrance, United States, China, Belgium, Italy
Top 5 Export CountriesFrance, United States, China, Belgium, Italy

Biggest Cities in Seychelles

Here are the largest cities in Seychelles based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Victoria 26,450

Map of Seychelles with the Largest Cities

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