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Location: East Africa, archipelago in the Indian Ocean, northeast of Madagascar 
Geographical Size: 455 sq km 
Climate: tropical marine; humid; cooler season during southeast monsoon (late May to September); warmer season during northwest monsoon (March to May) 
Population: 94,633 (July 2018 est.) 
Population Growth Rate: 0.74% (2018 est.) 
Languages: Seychellois Creole (official) 89.1%, English (official) 5.1%, French (official) 0.7%, other 3.8%, unspecified 1.4% (2010 est.) Religion: Roman Catholic 76.2%, Protestant 10.5% (Anglican 6.1%, Pentecostal Assembly 1.5%, Seventh Day Adventist 1.2%, other Protestant 1.7%), other Christian 2.4%, Hindu 2.4%, Muslim 1.6%, other non-Christian 1.1%, unspecified 4.8%, none 0.9% (2010 est.) Government Type: presidential republic 
Capital City: Victoria 
Economy: Growth in their economy has been led by the tourist sector, which directly employs about 26% of the labor force and directly and indirectly accounts for more than 55% of GDP, and by tuna fishing. GDP (Purchase power parity): $2.75 billion (2017 est.) Communications: Fixed line telephone 19,652 (2017 est.) Mobile Cellular 167,282 (2017 est.), Internet users 52,664 (July 2016 est.) Information and map From CIA