Seychelles 115 granite and coral islands extend from between 4 and 10 degrees south of the equator and lie between 480km and 1,600km from the east coast of Africa in the western Indian Ocean. This Indian Ocean republic occupies a land area of 455 km2 and an exclusive economic zone of 1.4 million km2. It represents an archipelago of timeless beauty, tranquility and harmony that is famous for its world beating beaches and for its great diversity which rolls from lush forests down to the warm azure ocean. The Seychelles is outside of the cyclone belt and is truly blessed with natural beauty and all year round tropical weather.
The people of Seychelles is of mixed ethnicity, namely from Africa, Asia and Europe.