Country of the Week: Seychelles

With its perpetual summer vibe, this beautiful archipelago in Africa can become an inviting place to explore! experience the island vibes in the beautiful beaches and the diverse feel of cultures all over.
Other title(s): The land of perpetual summer, The Republic of Seychelles
Continent: Africa
Capital: Victoria
Most populous city:: Victoria
Current political leader: President: Danny Faure
Currency: Seychellois rupee (roupi; SR)
Language(s): French, Seselwa, English
National Costume: Seychelles does not have a specific mode of local dress and has had several style changes in the past due to its multicultural history.
Major Religion(s): Roman Catholic, Protestant, Muslim
Famous landmarks: Clock Tower (Lorloz), Bicentennial Monument (Twa Zwazo), Dauban Mausoleum, Arul Mihu Navasakthi Vinayagar, Mahé Island, La Digue Island
National Symbol: Motto: "Finis Coronat Opus" ("The End Crowns the Work")Flag: The Seychelles National flag of the third republic is made of five oblique bands of blue, yellow, red, white and green representing a young country moving in the new future. Coat of Arms: The Seychelles coat of arms consists of a shield supported by two In do-Pacific sailfish. A silver helmet and Tropicbird hover above the shield
Movies filmed in Seychelles: Tarzan the Apeman, Thunderbirds, Castaway, Crusoe
Famous people: Bruce Boniface, Neil Denis, Diana C. Zollicoffer, Shane Mangroo
Climate: The climate in Seychelles is tropical and warm all year round. From November to March, there is a rainy and muggy season due to the northwest monsoon, while for June to September, when the southeast trade winds blow through, the season is dry and slightly cooler.
Popular festivals: La Digue Festival, Round Table Beau Vallon Regatta, SUBIOS Underwater Festival, Semaine de la Francophonie, Seychelles International Carnival of Victoria