Languages of Seychelles

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The national languages of Seychelles are Seychellois Creole, English and French.[1] Seychellois Creole, a French-based creole language, is by far the most commonly spoken language in the archipelago and is spoken natively by about 95% of the population. Nevertheless, the country was a British colony for over a century and a half, and the legacy of British Seychelles) made English remain the main language in government and business. French was introduced before the British rule.[citation needed] It has remained in use largely because it is used by the Franco-Seychellois minority and is similar to Seychellois Creole.

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  1. ^ "Seychelles - People". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2020-05-11.