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Victoria, Seychelles
(From 2009 to now)
  • Location : Victoria on Mahé Island
  • Population : 26,450
  • Area : 20.1㎢
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Victoria is the capital and largest city of Seychelles, situated on the north-eastern side of Mahé island, the archipelago's main island. The city was first established as the seat of the British colonial government

Climate

Victoria features a tropical rainforest climate with high temperatures throughout the course of the year. The capital does have noticeably wetter and drier periods during the year, with June and July being its driest months and December through February being the city's wettest months.

History

The area that would become Victoria was originally settled in 1778 by French colonists after they claimed the island in 1756. The town was called L'Établissement until 1841 when it was renamed to Victoria by the British, after Queen Victoria.

Economy

Tourism is an important sector of the economy. The principal exports of Victoria are vanilla, coconuts and coconut oil

History of Exchanges

History of Exchanges
Oct. 2009 President of Seychelles visits Daejeon and concludes MOU with mayor of Daejeon city
Feb. 2010 Mayor of Daejeon city visits Seychelles and has a meeting with the President of Seychelles
march. 2010 President of Seychelles gives Daejeon city 2 Aldabran tortoises as a commemorative gift