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Seychelles Language

Creole is the first official language of Seychelles since 1981. In the year 1990, majority of the population in Seychelles were the speaker of Creole language. Now, the language of Seychelles is mixed because the population of the country belongs to different language, culture and religion. The population comprises of the people from different ethnic groups like, European, Asian, African, French and Creole. Creoles are the people who are the blends of African, Asian and European. Majority of the population are immigrants. The French groups are those who decided to get settled in Seychelles after the French colonists left the country.

As Seychelles People are from different groups, their culture, beliefs and particularly the languages are different. The country now follows four languages mainly among them three are adopted as the official languages of Seychelles by the government of the country. The three official Seychelles languages are, Creole-the first language, English- the second language and French- the third language. Though the country's population is not very thick but mote than one-third of the people of Seychelles speak the English language. Most of the educational centers and institutions use the English language apart from the Creole language. Compared to the Creole and English language, very few people of Seychelles speak French. The Seychellois that is the common name used for the population of Seychelles know all the three official Seychelles language