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Seychelles

US Dept of State - Seychelles

"Seychelles' economy rests on tourism and fishing. Employment, foreign earnings, construction, banking, and commerce are all largely dependent on these two industries." more...

Global Edge

"A lengthy struggle between France and Great Britain for the islands ended in 1814, when they were ceded to the latter. Independence came in 1976." more...

CIA World Factbook

"Since independence in 1976, per capita output in this Indian Ocean archipelago has expanded to roughly seven times the pre-independence, near-subsistence level, moving the island into the upper-middle income group of countries. Growth has been led by the tourist sector, which employs about 30% of the labor force and provides more than 70% of hard currency earnings, and by tuna fishing." more...

US Department of State World Travel

"The Republic of Seychelles consists of 115 islands off the east coast of Africa. The main islands of the archipelago include Mah, which is the largest, followed by Praslin and La Digue. The total population is approximately 84,000. The capital, Victoria, is located on Mah." more...

Languages of Seychelles

"From Ethnologue: Languages of the World - An encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world's 6,909 known living languages."more...

International Monetary Fund

"IMF reports and publications for Seychelles - The IMF is an organization of 187 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world." more...