Maldives
Currency
Maldivian rufiyaa
Language
Dhivehi language
Calling Code
960
Located In
Asia
Government
Presidential system
Republic
Area (km sq.)
300.0
Time Zones
UTC+05:00
Category
Country
Founded
1965-07-26
Capital
Malé
Anthem
Gaumii salaam
Divisions
Shaviyani Atoll
Gaafu Alif Atoll
Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll
Faafu Atoll
Malé Atoll
Northern Thiladhunmathi Atoll
Raa Atoll
Gnaviyani Atoll
Thaa Atoll
Lhaviyani Atoll
Kaafu Atoll
Haa Dhaalu Atoll
Baa Atoll
Vaavu Atoll
Addu Atoll
Laamu Atoll
Malé
Noonu Atoll
Dhaalu Atoll
Meemu Atoll

Maldives

Maldives, officially the Republic of Maldives, is an island nation in the Indian Ocean–Arabian Sea area, consisting of a double chain of twenty-six atolls, oriented north-south, that lie between Minicoy Island and the Chagos Archipelago. The chains stand in the Laccadive Sea, and the capital, Malé, is about 600 kilometres south-west of India and 750 kilometres south-west of Sri Lanka. From the mid-sixteenth century, the Maldives was dominated by colonial powers: Portugal, the ... more on Wikipedia

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