The absolute location ofÂ Seychelles is at the latitude of 4 degrees 35 minutes south and the longitude of 55 degrees 40 minutes east. The island country is situated in the northeast region of Madagascar, and itÂ is surrounded by the Indian Ocean.
Seychelles is an archipelago comprising around 155 islands. The most populous and largest island is Mahe, where the capital city of Victoria is located. Seychelles encompasses a total area of around 176 square miles, and it ranks as the 199th largest country in the world and the smallest African nation. The coastline of Seychelles extends for 305 miles, with 12 nautical miles of territorial seas.