The Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, off East Africa. It's home to numerous beaches, coral reefs and nature reserves, as well as rare animals such as giant Aldabra tortoises. Mahé, a hub for visiting the other islands, is home to capital Victoria. It also has the mountain rainforests of Morne Seychellois National Park and beaches, including Beau Vallon and Anse Takamaka.

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Capital: Victoria
Languages: English, French and Seychellois Creole
Currency: Seychellois rupee (SCR)
Calling code: +248
Time zone: UTC + 4
Flight time: Direct flight from Hong Kong to Seychelles International Airport about 15 hours 25 minutes.