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Location: Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, northeast of Madagascar
Geographic coordinates: 4° 35' S, 55° 40' E
Coastline km: 491 km km
Climate: tropical marine; humid; cooler season during southeast monsoon (late May to September); warmer season during northwest monsoon (March to May)
Terrain: Mahe Group is granitic, narrow coastal strip, rocky, hilly; others are coral, flat, elevated reefs
Elevation: lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 m highest point: Morne Seychellois 905 m
Natural hazards: lies outside the cyclone belt, so severe storms are rare; short droughts possible
Currency: Seychelles rupee (SCR)
Population: 81,895 (July 2007 est.)
Languages: Creole 91.8%, English 4.9% (official), other 3.1%, unspecified 0.2% (2002 census)
Divisions: 23 administrative districts; Anse aux Pins, Anse Boileau, Anse Etoile, Anse Louis, Anse Royale, Baie Lazare, Baie Sainte Anne, Beau Vallon, Bel Air, Bel Ombre, Cascade, Glacis, Grand' Anse (on Mahe), Grand' Anse (on Praslin), La Digue, La Riviere Anglaise, Mont Buxton, Mont Fleuri, Plaisance, Pointe La Rue, Port Glaud, Saint Louis, Takamaka
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By Rusty , 02-09-2010
Not good for surfing - The Seychelles suffer from his poor exposure to SW swell. So the swell is mostly of the time generated by windswell when the SE trade have a good fetch. Consequently, it creates swell and wind in the same direction so surfing is mostly of time sloppy and on shore.
By Anonymous , 19-08-2010
NEED TO FIND THE BEST LEFT IN SEYCHELLE!! - I am from the South Carolina, United States. I graduated from a military college. I'm at a dead end job. My love is the ocean. If anyone ever reads this and lives in the U.S. and is traveling to Seychelles by boat or plane. Let me know. I'm in desperate need of a life finding experience. firstname.lastname@example.org
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