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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 (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) 8 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
Set 30, 2017

Velassaru Thila
De Tanduay
Set 30, 2017

De Tanduay
Set 29, 2017

Mahibadhoo Rocks
De Tanduay
Set 29, 2017

Five Rocks
De Tanduay
Set 29, 2017

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Di Tanduay
Da set 25, 2017 a set 30, 2017

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Viaggio: Maldives diving safari
Di gaziv
Da apr 17, 2017 a apr 22, 2017

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Di pecos
Da feb 18, 2016 a feb 28, 2016

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Viaggio: Maldives
Di Tanduay
Da giu 8, 2014 a giu 13, 2014

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Viaggio: Maldives
Di Tanduay
Da set 30, 2012 a ott 5, 2012

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