Flag of Seychellen
Republic of Seychelles

Seychellen


National anthem of Seychellen

Koste Seselwa

Koste Seselwa (Join together all Seychellois) is the national anthem of Seychelles.
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Map of Seychellen

Map of Seychellen

Basic information on Seychellen

A lengthy struggle between France and Great Britain for the islands ended in 1814, when they were ceded to the latter. Independence came in 1976. Socialist rule was brought to a close with a new constitution and free elections in 1993. President France-Albert RENE, who had served since 1977, was re-elected in 2001, but stepped down in 2004. Vice President James MICHEL took over the presidency and in July 2006 was elected to a new five-year term.
Location archipelago in the Indian Ocean, northeast of Madagascar
Population 81,895 (July 2007 est.)
Nationality noun: Seychellois (singular and plural) adjective: Seychellois
Flag description five oblique bands of blue (hoist side), yellow, red, white, and green (bottom) radiating from the bottom of the hoist side