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 Maldives

Asia

Location: Southern Asia, group of atolls in the Indian Ocean, south-southwest of India
Geographic coordinates: 3° 15' N, 73° 0' E
Coastline km: 644 km km
Climate: tropical; hot, humid; dry, northeast monsoon (November to March); rainy, southwest monsoon (June to August)
Terrain: flat, with white sandy beaches
Elevation: lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 m highest point: unnamed location on Wilingili island in the Addu Atoll 2.4 m
Natural hazards: low level of islands makes them very sensitive to sea level rise
Currency: rufiyaa (MVR)
Population: 349,106 (July 2005 est.)
Languages: Maldivian Dhivehi (dialect of Sinhala, script derived from Arabic), English spoken by most government officials
Capital: Male
Divisions: 19 atolls (atholhu, singular and plural) and the capital city*; Alifu, Baa, Dhaalu, Faafu, Gaafu Alifu, Gaafu Dhaalu, Gnaviyani, Haa Alifu, Haa Dhaalu, Kaafu, Laamu, Lhaviyani, Maale* (Male), Meemu, Noonu, Raa, Seenu, Shaviyani, Thaa, Vaavu

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Zones

Zones (15) Dive sites Sub zones
Addu Atoll (Seenu) 7 0
Ari Atoll (Alifu) 66 2
Faadhippolhu Atoll (Lhaviyani) 15 0
Felidhoo Atoll (Vaavu) 13 0
Fuvahmulah Atoll (Gnaviyani) 2 0
Hadhdhunmathree Atoll (Laamu) 2 0
Kolhumadulu Atoll (Thaa) 2 0
Maalhosmadulu Atoll South (Baa) 8 0
Male Atoll (Kaafu) 103 2
Mulaku Atoll (Meemu) 12 0
North Nilandhoo Atoll (Faafu) 2 0
North Thiladhunmati Atoll (Haa Alifu) 1 0
Northern Huvadhu Atoll (Gaafu Alifu) 15 0
South Huvadhu Atoll (Gaafu Dhaalu) 3 0
South Nilandhoo Atoll (Dhaalu) 4 0

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Miyaru Kandu
By gaziv
Apr 22, 2017
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Alimathaa Jetty
By gaziv
Apr 21, 2017
Great biodiversity - Many big nurse sharks and sting rays which at dusk are coming to search for food which is being supplied.
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Kudahrah Thila
By gaziv
Apr 21, 2017
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Moofushi
By gaziv
Apr 19, 2017
Amazing dive -
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Mushimasmigili
By gaziv
Apr 18, 2017
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 Dive trips

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Trip: Maldives diving safari
By gaziv
From Apr 17, 2017 to Apr 22, 2017

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Trip: Maldives
By pecos
From Feb 18, 2016 to Feb 28, 2016

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Trip: Maldives
By Tanduay
From Jun 8, 2014 to Jun 13, 2014

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Trip: Maldives
By Tanduay
From Sep 30, 2012 to Oct 5, 2012

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Trip: Maldives
By Tanduay
From Jun 3, 2011 to Jun 12, 2011

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