Seychelles - Sea town of Coconut
The Republic of Seychelles in situated in the Indian Ocean, covering
an area of 455 square kilometers. It has a population of 81,000,
most of whom are of Bantu, Creole, Indian or Pakistani descent.
Residents are Christian, and the Creole language is spoken, along
with English and French. The currency is the Seychelles rupee and
the capital is Victoria.
The flag of the Seychelles flag flows in color from the left hand
side from blue, yellow, red, white and green.
The Portuguese arrived at the island in the 16th century and name it
Seven Sisters Island. In 1756 the French occupied the island,
renaming it the Seychelles. In 1794, the British replaced the
French, which led to the island changing hands between the two for
many years, before they finally signed a peace treaty in 1814. At
this point the Seychelles became a British colony. In 1970 an
internal self-government was established, and on June 29, 1976,
independence was declared, with the country officially becoming the
Republic of Seychelles. Economy and Cultural Customs
The Seychelles is made up of 115 granite islands and atolls, with
warm temperature and precipitation creating dense forests. There are
many seabirds on the island, with more than 550 million swallows.
Seychelles beautiful scenery and pleasant weather means that it is
considered a tourist paradise. Tourism and fisheries are the two
economic pillars and major sources of income. There are more
developed fisheries than in Seoul, with tuna produced. The
Seychelles has a good welfare policy, free medical care, life-long
health-care system, and full employment program.
Sea coconut is a specialty of the Seychelles. Also known as palm,
the trees can grow to a height of 30 meters and can live for years.
They grow very slowly, take a century to develop their long shape,
Sea Coconut maturity required in 2078, a mature can weigh 20 kg Sea
Coconut is the plant kingdom's most important and largest fruit. Sea
coconut is a high quality and nourishing product, and the shell can
be carved into a variety of crafts, with the leaves used to weave
mats, baskets, and other items.
Aldabra atoll large
Located 420 kilometers north of Madagascar, the Aldabra atoll covers
an area of 350 square kilometers. Containing a diverse ecological
environment, it has rich flora and fauna and in 1971 was listed by
UNESCO World Heritage List. The atoll is home to about 150 000
turtles, and is one of the few places where they can live without