Mahé Destination Guide
Delve into Mahé in Seychelles!
Mahé in the region of Seychelles (general) is a city in Seychelles - some 4 mi (or 6 km) South of Victoria, the country's capital.
Current time in Mahé is now 05:55 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Indian / Mahe" with an UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Takamaka, Machabee or Anse Boileau. While being here, make sure to check out Victoria, Port Glaud, Misere, Mahé, L-Esperance and Anse Royale as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Interesting facts about this location
Mahé is the largest island (155 km²/59.8 sq. mi. ) of the Seychelles, lying in the north east of the nation. The population of Mahé is 80,000. It contains the capital city of Victoria and accommodates 90% of the country's total population. The island was named after Bertrand-François Mahé de La Bourdonnais, a French governor of Mauritius. Mahé's tallest peak is Morne Seychellois at 905 m, which lies in the Morne Seychellois National Park.
Located at -4.67, 55.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Cerf Island (1.27 km) lies 4 km off the north coast of Mahé in the Seychelles. Cerf Island measures more than 1.5 kilometres long and almost 1 kilometre wide, it reaches a height of 108 metres . The island is surrounded by a coral reef and the geology is granitic. Cerf Island was named after the French navy frégate “Le Cerf” which arrived at Port Victoria on 1 November 1756.
Located at -4.67, 55.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Moyenne Island is a small island in the Ste Anne Marine National Park off the north coast of Mahé, Seychelles. Since the 1970s it has been a flora and fauna reserve. From 1915 until the 1970s, the island was abandoned until its purchase by Brendon Grimshaw, an English newspaper editor. Grimshaw was the only inhabitant of the island until his death in July 2012. Currently the island is a National Park and can be visited as part of organized trips.
Victoria (sometimes called Port Victoria) is the capital city of the Seychelles and is situated on the north-eastern side of Mahé island, the archipelago's main island. The city was first established as the seat of the British colonial government. In 2009, the population of Greater Victoria (including the suburbs) was 25,000 out of the country's total population of 87,972. Victoria is served by Seychelles International Airport, completed in 1971.
Seychelles International Airport
Seychelles International Airport or Aéroport de la pointe Larue as it is known locally is on the island of Mahé, Seychelles near the capital city of Victoria. It forms part of the administrative districts of La pointe Larue (terminal area), Cascade/Providence (in the North) and Anse aux pins (in the south and military base). The airport is 11 km southeast of the capital and is accessible by the Victoria-Providence Highway.
Information of geographic nature is based on public data provided by geonames.org, CIA world facts book, Unesco, DBpedia and wikipedia.