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Celebrating Independence Day in Seychelles - June 29th

06/27/2010 09:59

Tomorrow marks the 33rd anniversary of Seychelles Independence from Great Britain in 1976. In honor of Seychelles, here are some interesting facts about the country: 

- Seychelles held a three-month-long party after gaining independence. 

- The main source of income in Seychelles is tourism followed by tuna fishing and canning. 

- The granitic islands of Seychelles are the oldest oceanic islands on earth. 

- Seychelles is an archipelago of more than 155 islands. 

- The official languages of the nation are French and English along with Seychellois Creole. 

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