Seychelles officially known as the Republic of Seychelles consists of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean. The nearby island countries are Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Maldives, etc. Victoria is the capital and the largest city of Seychelles. The other major cities and towns in Seychelles are Anse Boileau, Beau Vallon, Takamaka, Grand Anse Mahe, Bel Ombre, Cascade, Anse Royale, Port Glaud, Anse Lazio, Saint Louis, Mont Buxton, Bel Air, etc.
The official languages of the country in Seychelles are English, French, and Seychellois Creole. The other spoken languages in Seychelles are Chinese, etc. Seychelles is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like Victoria Carnival, Creole Festival, Independence Day, Round Table Beau, La Digue Festival, Subios Underwater Festival, Semaine de la Francophonie, Holy Week, Arts Festival, Festival of Classical Music, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.
The official name of the postal service in Seychelles is the Seychelles Postal Service. The postal service in Seychelles was introduced in 1861 and the name Seychelles Postal Service was adopted in 1976. At first, there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in Seychelles got its postal codes. The pin code is segregated in such a way that each of the postal codes is.
Seychelles has a total land area of 549 km2, which comes to around a total of 177 mi2. The territory of Seychelles is divided into four regions which are further subdivided into 26 districts. The region names are Greater Victoria, Rural Mahe, Praslin and La Digue, and Remaining Inner Islands. The district names are Bel Air, La Riviere Anglaise, Les Mamaelles, Mont Buxton, Mont Fleuri, Plaisance, Roche Caiman, Saint Louis, Anse aux Pins, Anse Boileau, Anse Etoile, Au Cap, Anse Royale, Baie Lazare, Beau Vallon, Bel Ombre, Cascade, Glacis, Grand Anse Mahe, Pointe La Rue, Port Glaud, Takamaka, Baie Sainte Anne, Grand Anse Praslin, and La Digue. It was further subdivided into cities, municipalities, towns, and villages.
Seychelles has major sources of water including groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. Seychelles has more than two lakes and a few water bodies. Some water bodies have developed as tourist spots. Many water bodies are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these water bodies are fresh water and very few are salt lakes.
Seychelles contains more than 54 named mountains. The highest peak and the most prominent mountain is Morne Seychellois which is about 905 meters (2,969 feet). The other major mountains in Seychelles are Congo Rouge, Trois Freres, Mont Dauban, Mt Harrison, Mont Le Niol, Morne Blanc, Bernard, and Mte.Jasmin, Mont Pot-a-Eau, Praslin, Nid d’Aigle, Montagne Glacis, Mont Parnel, Mont Signal, Mt Harrison, Zimbabwe, etc.