Seychelles Country Quiz

Can you guess these facts about the country of Seychelles?
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Last updated: June 23, 2020
First submittedNovember 10, 2019
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Capital city
Victoria
Ocean in which Seychelles lies
Indian Ocean
Someone from Peru is Peruvian. What is someone from Seychelles called?
Seychellois
Island country which lies closest to Seychelles
Madagascar
Population of Seychelles in the year 1700
0
Per-capita, Seychelles is the _____ country in Africa
Richest
It is also the _____ country in Africa at just 459 square km
Smallest
Official languages
English
French
Seychellois Creole
Explorer who sighted Seychelles (but didn't stop) in 1503
Vasco da Gama
43 mercenaries from this country staged an attempted coup in 1981
South Africa
"Benevolent dictator" who led Seychelles from 1977–2004
France-Albert René
Largest island of Seychelles
Mahé
The coco de mer, endemic to Seychelles, is the plant which produces
the world's heaviest _____, up to 30 kg in weight
Seed
Official currency
Rupee
Seychelles is home to the world's largest population of these reptiles,
which can exceed 250 kg in weight
Giant Tortoise
Food product that is the constitutes 82% of exports
Fish
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Level 78
Jul 3, 2020
Food product that is the constitutes 82% of exports
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Level 66
Aug 9, 2020
Indeed
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Level 82
Jul 6, 2020
The coco de mer is a interesting plant. Amusingly, both the nut and the inflorescence are rather suggestive of human sexual anatomy, as you can see from the first couple pictures in this article.
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Level 73
Jul 17, 2020
why is seychelles the wealthiest country in africa given its main export is not exactly a good earner?
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Level 60
Jul 28, 2020
Evidently it earns just fine there.
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Level 59
Jul 30, 2020
They do have a bit of tourism too.
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Level 66
Aug 9, 2020
The majority of Seychelles' income comes from tourism, fisheries and an offshore financial industry.