Although La Digue is Seychelles’ fourth largest granitic island, it still measures no more that 5km long by 3km wide and covers only 4km².
Its population of around 2,500 makes it Seychelles third most populated island.
There are no indigenous people
The Seychelles was uninhabited until around 1770 when French settlers began to arrive with their African slaves. Before that, pirates had used the islands as bases and stopover points. Today, Seychellois are referred to as having a ‘melting pot’ of cultures, ranging from all over the world particularly Europe, Africa, and India.
Seychelles Is Over 99% water