Providence Atoll at the top, St. Pierre Island to the left and the Farquhar Atoll at the bottom
|Area||12.837 km2 (4.956 sq mi)|
|Districts||Outer Islands District|
|Pop. density||1.56 /km2 (4.04 /sq mi)|
|Ethnic groups||Creole, French, East Africans, Indians.|
|ISO Code = SC-26|
The total land area of all islands in the group is less than 12.837 km2 (4.956 sq mi), but the total area of the atolls measures about 370 km2 (140 sq mi).
- Farquhar Atoll (with two larger and about eight smaller islets)
- Providence Atoll (with 2 islets, Providence Island and Cerf Island)
- St. Pierre Island
- Wizard Reef
- Umzinto Bank (submerged)
- Bulldog Bank (submerged)
- McLeod Bank (submerged)
There is only one settlement, which is located on Île du Nord (North Island) of Farquhar Atoll. There is an abandoned village on Providence Island of Providence Atoll. There are records of Maldivian mariner presence in the group from the 20th century, when a trading vessel from southern Maldives lost its course and reached Providence Atoll.
- Saaristo, M. I. (2001). Dwarf hunting spiders or Oonopidae (Arachnida, Araneae) of the Seychelles. Insect Syst. Evol. 32: 307-358.
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