La Digue and Inner Islands
|Archipelago||Inner Islands, Seychelles|
|Adjacent bodies of water||Indian Ocean|
|Area||41.6 km2 (16.1 sq mi)|
|Districts||La Digue and Inner Islands|
|Largest settlement||La Passe (pop. ~2200)|
|Ethnic groups||Creole, French, East Africans, Indians.|
La Digue and Inner Islands district has an area of 41.6 square kilometres (16.1 sq mi) and a population of 3506 as of 2012. The population density is 83.8 inhabitants / km2. It is located in the Inner Islands. Most of the islands of the district belong to the Granitic Seychelles.
The district was created in 1994 when the government united former La Digue District and Silhouette District. It is managed by a district administrator, which is seated in the main village of La Passe.
Since 1994 the district has a "Local Government" which is a unit from the Ministry of Local Government, Youth and Sports. The unit's role is to promote the availability of public services at the local level. The district's motto is: "Avancons lentement mais surement" (Advance slowly but surely).
Table of IslandsEdit
|01||Bird Island, Seychelles||Bird Village||0.94||38|
|02||Denis Island||St. denis||1.43||80|
|03||Felicite Island||La penice||2.68||20|
|05||Iles Soeurs||grand Soeurs||1.13||2|
|06||La Digue||La Passe||10.08||2800|
|07||Marianne Island||Ans La Cour||0.97||0|
|08||North Island, Seychelles||North Island Lodge||2.01||152|
|La Digue and Inner Islands||La Passe||41.6||3506|