Mahe is the largest island (155 km2/59.8 sq. mi.) of the Seychelles, lying in the north east of the nation. The population of Mahe was 78,539, as of the 2010 census. It contains the capital city of Victoria and accommodates 86% of the country's total population.
Mahe's tallest peak is Morne Seychellois at 905 m (2,969 ft), which lies in the Morne Seychellois National Park. The northern and eastern parts of the island are home to much of the population and the Seychelles International Airport. The southern and western parts have Baie Ternay Marine National Park, Port Launay Marine National Park, and University of Seychelles. The Sainte Anne Marine National Park lies offshore, as do Conception Island, Therese Island, Anonyme Island and Silhouette Island.