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Maldives

Maldives
  • Capital

    Capital

    Male

  • Local time

    Local time

    22:11

  • Population

    Population

    344 000

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +960

  • Currency

    Currency

    Rf. MVR (rufiyaa)

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Maldives

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  • Capital

    Capital

    Male

  • Local time

    Local time

    22:11

  • Population

    Population

    344 000

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +960

  • Currency

    Currency

    Rf. MVR (rufiyaa)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 627

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.63 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    1 972mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    300 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    1%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    3%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    26%

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    1.41 m

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    South Indians
    Sinhalese
    Arabs

  • Religion

    Religion

    Islam
    Islam

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    98.6%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Dhivehi
    English

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    1 l/person

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    9.2%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    53 per 100k

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    tourism, fish processing, shipping, boat building, coconuts, woven mats, rope, handicrafts, coral and sand mining

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    coconuts, corn, sweet potatoes, fish

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    fish

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    fish

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    0%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    1 335kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    136 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    28

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What not to do when visiting Maldives

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Don’t wear beachwear outside the beach and away from the resorts.

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Don't be surprised with good Maldivian hospitality - traditionally they offer a coconut drink whenever visiting new island.

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Don't show or make any rituals of other religion than Islam in public - it's prohibited.

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Did you know

Did you know?

The Maldives will be completely underwater within the next century due to climate change.

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Don't forget communities in Maldives are close and value storytelling, handicrafts, music and dance. Don't miss traditional rhythmic performances like Bodu Beru, Dhandi Jehun, Langiri, Thaara or Gaa Odi Lava.

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Don't visit non-resort islands without permission or making sure it's allowed.

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Don't necessarily import non-Islamic religious materials - it's illegal.

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Don’t forget locals don’t eat pork and alcohol is only available for foreigners within resorts.

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Don’t forget to keep arms, shoulders and legs covered when visiting a mosque.

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Don’t forget the travel between islands is by boat or seaplane, and many of these services top before sunset.

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Don’t forget the monsoon season takes place from November to April in the northeast and from May and October in the southwest.

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