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Culture of Seychelles

People in Seychelles speak the French, English, and Seselwa languages. The linguistic diversity of Seychelles is vaguely diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Seychelles is 0.1606. The followers of Christianity are the religious majority in the country. 53.6% of Seychelles's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Seychelles. The rate of urbanization in Seychelles is considered to be 1.4. According to data on inbound tourists in Seychelles, 230,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.

National anthem

The national anthem of Seychelles is called 'Kosta seywa', which in English means 'Join together all Seychellois'. It was adopted in 1996. Both the music and the lyrics have been composed by David François Marc André, George Charles Robert Payet.

Fast food

Around 24% of the population of Seychelles are obese.

Alcohol consumption

Each year, the people of Seychelles consume 1.5 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 67% beer, 22.2% wine, 10.8% distilled spirits, 0% other alcohol.

National dish

One of the most popular national dishes of Seychelles is shark chutney with lentils and shredded green papaya on rice.