|Currency||Seychelles rupee (SCR)|
|Area|| total: 455 km2
water: 0 km2
land: 455 km2
|Population||80,098 (July 2002 est.)|
|Language||English (official), French (official), Creole (official)|
|Religion||Roman Catholic 86.6%, Anglican 6.7%, other Christian 2.5%, other 4.1%|
The Seychelles are a group of 115 islands, only a few inhabited, in the Indian Ocean that lie off the coast of East Africa, northeast of Madagascar.