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Seychelles Beach - La Digue - Photo by tiarescott - CC-BY

 

Population mid-2002...............................................80,984
GNP per capita 2002 (Atlas method, US$)...........7,200
GDP 2002 (, US$ billions)................0.65
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.5
 

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Tortoise - Seychelles - Photo by tiarescott - CC-BY

Total Area.................................................................175 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 26
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 56
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 71
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 15
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ............................... 6
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 83

 

 

Background Note: Seychelles __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/6268.htm

Country Profile: Seychelles __ A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "After an ominous, post-independence start which saw them lurch from a coup, through an invasion by mercenaries to an abortive army mutiny and several coup attempts, the Seychelles have stabilized and attained prosperity." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/country_profiles/1070461.stm

Economy of Seychelles __ "Economy - overview: Since Seychelles' independence in 1976, per capita output in this Indian Ocean archipelago has expanded to roughly seven times the old near-subsistence level. 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." An encyclopedic article - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Seychelles
 
map of the seychelles and seychelles map and information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of the Seychelles, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/africa/sc.htm

Maps Of Seychelles __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Seychelles.html

 

Republic of Seychelles __ Official website of the Republic of Seychelles. Photos, news, tourism information, current events and more. - illustrated - From republic of Seychelles - http://www.virtualseychelles.sc/

Republic of Seychelles - Ministry of Foreign Affairs __ Learn about Seychelles diplomacy and its standing in the world of international affairs. - From Government of Republic of Seychelles - http://seychelles.diplomacy.edu/ 

Seychelles __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/seychelles/

Seychelles __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/seychelles.html


 
Seychelles __ Good overview of the Seychelles including history, culture and statistics. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107955.html

Seychelles __ "If you're looking for that unspoilt tropical paradise thousands of miles from anywhere, the Seychelles fits the bill. Aside from palm-fringed beaches and superb snorkelling and diving, there's also plenty of forested wilderness filled with an abundance of wildlife." History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/africa/seychelles/

Seychelles Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate ... __ Seychelles Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, ..." This and more too. - illustrated - From photius.com - http://www.photius.com/wfb1999/seychelles/seychelles_economy.html 

 

Seychelles - geography Flag, Map, Economy ... __ "Seychelles Interactive Factbook: GEOGRAPHY, Flag, Map,Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications." - illustrated - From theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/wfb/seychelles_geography.html
 
Seychelles: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blseychelles.htm

Seychelles Photos __ Galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Seychelles. - illustrated - from trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Africa/Seychelles/

Seychelles Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Seychelles as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Seychelles and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/seychelles

Seychelles pictures, Seychelles images __ "Here you will find a treasure of information with regard to the pictures of Seychelles as well as a wealth of information on the subject of Seychelles images and photos." - illustrated - From infohub.com - http://www.infohub.com/pictures/images_seychelles_57.html 
 

 

 

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