Seychelles is considered a large nation due to its total area. Its total land area is 455 km² (about 176 mi²). The Seychelles continental shelf is approximately 39,063 km² (approximately 15,082 mi²). The Seychelles are in Africa. Africa is the second largest and second most populous continent on earth. African countries include South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Egypt, among others. The Seychelles is not a landlocked country. It means it is bounded by at least one major body of water. The average altitude range of the Seychelles is 453 m (1,483 ft).
The total length of land borders of Seychelles is 0 kilometers (~0 miles). The Seychelles have no land borders, which means they also have no neighboring countries in the traditional sense of the word.
The capital of the Seychelles is Victoria. The largest city in the Seychelles is Victoria.
The average altitude range of the Seychelles is 453 m (1,483 ft). The highest point in the Seychelles is Morne Seychellois with an official elevation of 905 m (2,969 ft). The lowest point of the Seychelles is the Indian Ocean. The difference in elevation between the highest (Morne Seychellois) and lowest (Indian Ocean) points in the Seychelles is 905 m (2 ft).
The total land area of the Seychelles is 455 km² (about 176 mi²). and the total Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is 1,336,559 km² (~516,046 mi²). The Seychelles continental shelf is about 39,063 km² (about 15,082 mi²). Including landmass and EEZ, the total area of Seychelles is approximately 1,337,014 km² (~516,222 mi²). Seychelles is considered a large nation due to its total area.
Forest and farmland
407 km² of Seychelles' territory is covered with forests, and forest areas account for 89% of the entire country. There are 10 km² of arable land in the Seychelles, which makes up 2% of the total national territory.