The Seychelles is a country in the Indian Ocean northeast of Madagascar. It is made up of a chain of islands. Some quick facts about the Seychelles include:
The Seychelles didn’t have humans living there until the late 1700s.
The Seychelles’ flag has five different colors in it: white, blue, yellow, red and green.
Tourism is the main source of income for the island followed by tuna fishing.
The heaviest land tortoise in the world lives in the Seychelles. Her name is Esmerelda and she weighs 670 lbs!
The islands were once a hideout for pirates.