Seychelles is formally recognised as the Republic of Seychelles and is a 115-island country covering an archipelago in the Indian Ocean. The population in Seychelles is the smallest across all of Africa, amounting to roughly 86,525.
The music of Seychelles is diverse. The folk music of the islands incorporates multiple influences in a syncretic fashion, including African rhythms, aesthetic and instrumentation—such as the zez and the bom.
Currency: Seychellois rupee
Official language: Seselwa, French and English