Seychelles is an archipelago country located in the Indian Ocean in East Africa. Seychelles declared independence on June 29, 1976 and established the Republic of Seychelles as a member of the Commonwealth. Half of the entire territory is a nature reserve, enjoying the reputation of "tourist paradise".
Seychelles is located in the Western Indian Ocean and consists of 115 large and small islands. SeasideWith an area of 400,000 square kilometers, the marine exclusive economic zone covers an area of more than 1.4 million square kilometers. 3.8 degrees south latitude to 10.5 degrees south latitude 55.7 degrees east longitude to 56.7 degrees east longitude. It is 1593 kilometers from Kenya's Mombasa Port to the west, 925 kilometers from Madagascar to the southwest, and across the sea from Mauritius to the south, 2813 kilometers from India.
Land area 455.8 square kilometers, the territorial sea area is about 400,000 square kilometers, and the exclusive marine economic zone is about 1.4 million square kilometers.
The economy of Seychelles is underdeveloped, and its industrial and agricultural foundation is very weak. Fishing is a business and has many poultry and livestock. In other aspects, the country's income is mostly dependent on the consumption of inbound tourists. Joined World Trade in March 2015It became a member of the SADC Free Trade Zone in July.
In 2011, Seychelles invited China to set up a military base on Mahe Island to Strengthen the fight against piracy.
In the 16th century, the Portuguese came here and named it "Seven Sisters Island". It was occupied by France in 1756 and named after "Seychelles." In 1794, Britain replaced France. Later, Britain and France changed hands many times and occupied it in turn. In 1814, Britain and France signed a peace treaty, and Seychelles became a British colony under the jurisdiction of the British colonial authorities in Mauritius. It was changed to a British colony in 1903.  Internal autonomy was implemented in 1970. Independence was declared on June 29, 1976 and established. The Republic of Seychelles remains in the Commonwealth. Democratic Party Chairman MankaMu is the president, and René, chairman of the People’s United Party, is the prime minister. On June 5, 1977, René launched a coup to overthrow Mancam and became president. The current president James Arikori Michele in 2014 took office in 2004 and was re-elected in July 2006. He was re-elected in May 2011 and is the current fifth president for a five-year term.