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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) 71 2
Faadhippolhu Atoll (Lhaviyani) 15 0
Felidhoo Atoll (Vaavu) 14 0
Fuvahmulah Atoll (Gnaviyani) 2 0
Hadhdhunmathree Atoll (Laamu) 2 0
Kolhumadulu Atoll (Thaa) 2 0
Maalhosmadulu Atoll South (Baa) 9 0
Male Atoll (Kaafu) 105 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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Kudu Vah Giri
De Tanduay
30 sept. 2017
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Velassaru Thila
De Tanduay
30 sept. 2017
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Mushimasmigili
De Tanduay
29 sept. 2017
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Mahibadhoo Rocks
De Tanduay
29 sept. 2017
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Five Rocks
De Tanduay
29 sept. 2017
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Voyage : Maldives
De Tanduay
Du 25 sept. 2017 au 30 sept. 2017

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Voyage : Maldives diving safari
De gaziv
Du 17 avril 2017 au 22 avril 2017

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pecos avatar
Voyage : Maldives
De pecos
Du 18 févr. 2016 au 28 févr. 2016

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Voyage : Maldives
De Tanduay
Du 8 juin 2014 au 13 juin 2014

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Voyage : Maldives
De Tanduay
Du 30 sept. 2012 au 5 oct. 2012

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