Seychelles: Main Facts
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Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands situated in the Indian Ocean, off the eastern coast of Africa and north of Madagascar.
Seychelles is an island nation and has no land boundaries with neighbouring nations. The Seychelles islands are spread over a 400,000 square kilometre area of the Indian Ocean.
English, Seychellois Creole, and French.
The official currency of Seychelles is the Seychelles rupee (Rs), which is divided into 100 cents (¢). Tourists are required, by law, to use foreign currency (euros or American dollars) to pay for many holiday-related expenses, including accommodation at hotels and guest houses, excursions and other services from tour operators, gambling at casinos, and domestic transfers within Seychelles.