What is the Latitude and Longitude on Seychelles?
Latitude of Seychelles is:-4.5833 and Longitude of Seychelles is: 55.6667
Seychelles is an island country located in the Indian Ocean. Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama was the first European to have landed on the island back in 1502. Towards the end of 18th century, British took control of the islands. Seychelles gained independence from United Kingdom in 1976.
Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands, which are located to the northeast of the Madagascar Island. Seychelles is located at the geographical coordinates of 4.5833 South and 55.6667 East. Spread across an area of 451 square kilometres, the country is home to a population of around 84000 people according to 2009 census. Victoria is the capital and the largest city of Seychelles.
The islands of Seychelles are divided in different categories, the granitic islands, the coral sand cays and the coral islands. The varied geography is characterized by mountains costal plains and rolling plains. Morne Seychellois is the most elevated peak of the islandat a height of 905 metrres. Fish, copra, cinnamon among others constitute the natural resources of the country. The temperature in the country remains hot and humid for most part of the year. The winters are milder.
Agriculture forms the mainstay of Seychelles's economy. Culture of the island is centred on the folk forms of music and dance.
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