Maldives, an Island nation, is also known as Maldive Islands, is located in the Indian Ocean. It is made by two chains of twenty-six atolls that points north-south off India's Lakshadweep Islands, between Minicoy Island and Chagos Archipelago.
helps in locating the atolls, islands and the position of Maldives on the world map. Maldives is a group of atolls lying in the Indian Ocean. Covering an area of 300 sq km, it is located on the coordinates of 3° 15' North latitude and 73° East longitude.
Maldives is located in southern Asia. It is a group of atolls found in the Indian Ocean. Maldives lies on the coordinates of 3° 15' North latitude and 73° East longitude. It is situated in the south-southwest of India. Maldives covers an area of about 300 sq km. Maldives Map gives information on the location and names of the atolls and other important locations of Maldives.
Maldives political map gives the location and names of the atolls. These are as follows:
- Ihavendhippolhu Atoll
- Thiladhunmathee Atoll
- Maamakunudhoo Atoll
- Milashunmadulu Atoll
- Maalhosmadulu Atoll
- Faadhippolhu Atoll
- Goidhu Atoll
- Addu Atoll
- North Male Atoll
- South Male Atoll
- Ari Atoll
- Felidhoo Atoll
- Nilandhoo Atoll
- Kolhimadulu Atoll
- Hadhunmathee Atoll
- Huvadhop Atoll
Kardiya Channel separates Goidhu Atoll and North Male Atoll. Veimandu Channel separates Kolhimadulu Atoll and Hadhunmathee Atoll. One and a Half degree Channel separates Huvadhop Atoll and Addu Atoll. The Equatorial Channel separates Huvadhop Atoll from Addu Atoll.
Male is the capital of Maldives which is shown on the Maldives Map by a red square box. The nearest airport is located at Hulhule and is known as the Male International Airport. Male is located on the coordinates of 4° 10' North and 73° 30' East latitude and longitude respectively.
Maldives Island Map
Maldives Island Map gives the name of the islands of Maldives. These islands are:
- Haa Alifu
- Haa Dhaalu
- Gaafu Alifu
- Saafu Dhaalu
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|September 19, 2014 12:38 PM|
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South Korean soprano Sumi Jo performs a solo during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Asian Games at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium in Incheon on September 19, 2014.
|September 19, 2014 11:57 AM|
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The official flag of Maldives is in red color and has a large green rectangle in the middle that has a vertical white crescent.
Lat Long4.166667, 73.5
Official LanguageMaldivian (Dhivehi)
National day26 July (1965)
Form of GovernmentUnitary presidential constitutional republic
PresidentAbdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom
Vice PresidentMohamed Jameel Ahmed
CurrencyMaldivian Rufiyaa (MVR)
GDP$2.841 billion 2011 estimate
Time ZoneMVT (UTC+5)
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