Seychelles
Republic of Seychelles

Capital
Victoria

Area
176 sq mi
455 sq km


Population
80,469 est 2003

Largest city
Victoria
pop. 23,000


Languages
English (official), French (official), Creole

Peoples
mixed French, African, Indian, Chinese, and Arab

Religion
Roman Catholic 86.6%, Anglican 6.8%, other Christian 2.5%, other 4.1%

Life Expectancy
total population: 71.53 years
male: 66.1 years
female: 77.14 years (2004 est.)


Literacy
total population: 58%
male: 56%
female: 60% (1971 est.)


Suffrage
17 years of age; universal

Government
Republic


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