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Seychelles: Country in the Indian Ocean
Seychelles, officially the Republic of Seychelles, is an archipelagic island country in the Indian Ocean at the eastern edge of the Somali Sea. It consists of 115 islands. Its capital and largest city, Victoria, is 1,500 kilometres (932 mi) east of mainland Africa. Other nearby island countries and territories include the Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, and the French overseas regions of Mayotte and Réunion to the south; and Maldives and the Chagos Archipelago to the east. Its estimated population of 98,462 is the smallest population of any sovereign African country.


India will stand firmly with Seychelles during post-COVID economic recovery: PM Modi [Video]

India will stand firmly with Seychelles during post-COVID economic recovery: PM Modi

During a virtual summit with President of Seychelles, Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured that India will stand firmly with Seychelles in its effort for post-COVID economic recovery. "Wavel Ramkalawan..

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PM Modi, Seychelles President hold high-level virtual event [Video]

PM Modi, Seychelles President hold high-level virtual event

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and President of Seychelles, Wavel Ramkalawan jointly e-inaugurated new Magistrates' Court Building in Seychelles on April 08. India also handed over fast patrol..

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Seychelles President thanks India for 'precious' donation of COVID vaccines [Video]

Seychelles President thanks India for 'precious' donation of COVID vaccines

President of Seychelles, Wavel Ramkalawan during a virtual meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked him for solidarity and contribution in fight against COVID-19 by donating 50,000 doses of..

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