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Republic of Seychelles


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Area: 453 sq km

A group of 92 granite and coral islands spread across 400,000 sq km of the Indian Ocean; 1,600 km east of Kenya.

Population: 84,600    Annual Growth: 0.47%

Capital: Victoria

Urbanites: 55.3%

HDI Rank: 57 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)


Peoples: 10 (30% unreached) All peoples
Unreached Peoples Prayer Card

Official language: French, English and Seselwa (a French Creole)    Languages: 3 All languages


Largest Religion: Christian

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr

Challenges for Prayer

Relationships among churches are generally positive, but there is in some areas a lack of unity. The process of translating the Bible into Seselwa is helping relationships. Pray for renewal across all denominations, rather than mere opportunities for cooperation.

     For an additional 3 Challenges for Prayer see Operation World book, CD-ROM, or DVD-ROM.

More Information

The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of Seychelles.