Here is the different facts about Maldives. The Maldives is one of the most famous and one of the most beautiful travel destinations in the world.

    • Republic of Maldives is an island country with a Muslim majority.
    • Male is the Capital which is called as the “King’s Island”
    • Tourism and fishing show business a major element in the economy of the country
    • Maldives became Republic in 1968 and President is the chief of the country.
    • Expanding or intensifying sea levels is the foremost aspiration of the country’s sketch.
    • Maldives is a member of Commonwealth of Nations, Organization of Islamic Cooperation, SAARC.
    • It is also called as Necklace Islands or Garland of Islands.



    • Mohammed Amin Didi is the first President of Maldives.
    • 1192 coral islands are to be found in Maldives.
    • Desiccated and showery season are the two seasons which influence the Maldives and it has a humid monsoon climate.
    • Humphead Wrasse, Spotted Eagle Rays, Scoorpion Fish, Lobsters, Nudibranches, Angel Fish, Butterfly fish and squirrel fish are some of the marine living creatures in Maldives.Photo
    • It is a Presidential Republic and President is the skull of the regime.
    • Judiciary is estranged from the head of the state.
    • Some of the major exports are cowry shells, coir rope , dried tuna fish ,ambergris and coco de mer.
    • Maldives National Defence Force is the collective protection association for shielding the safekeeping and dominion of the Maldives.
    • Attestation of onward travel, legal passport and satisfactory currency are as much as necessary to enter into the country and there is no necessitate for visa pre arrival.
    • Exclusive Economic zone has been created to boost the augmentation of fisheries division
    • Most prehistoric colonizers are from southern India and Srilanka who are called as Dhivehis.
    • Hukuru Mosque is the oldest mosque which is built by Ibn Battuta or Tabrizugefaanu.
    • Dhivehi is the authorized language of Maldives followed by English.
    • Maldives National University is the solitary university in the country which tender health science, education, engineering, tourism management.




  • Rufiyaa is the currency of Maldives
  • The national flag is red with green rectangle bigger in dimension in the midpoint bearing a white vertical crescent.
  • Red colour symbolize bloodshed by Maldives champions, crescent moon for Islam and green signify palm trees.
  • Yellowfin tuna is the national animal.
  • White breasted waterhen is the national bird.
  • Coconut palm is the national tree
  • Pink rose is the national flower.
  • Maldives National Museum was opened on the Maldives National Day in 1952 in Male.
  • Favourite foods are dishes from coconut, milk and fish foodstuffs like skipjack tuna, little tunney, wahoo and mahimahi.
  • It is placed in  179th position as  largest in the world’s export economy
  • 99% of the country is covered with ocean water.
  • Education awareness plays a vital part in the growth of the society by the creation of unified education program.
  • Dwarf sperm whales, false killer whales, real killer whales, stripped dolphins, spotted dolphins are some of the different species in the ocean.
  • World’s largest fish “Whale shark” is presented in the coral reef of Maldives.
  • As per the law, President and all cabinet members must by Sunni Muslim.
  • Alcohol is prohibited in the nation except beach resorts.
  • The country is based purely on Muslim belief system
  • In Ramadan month , even the foreigners should strictly follow the Muslim customs.
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  • Religious tolerance is one of the main features noted in the country.
  • Black magic spells and rituals are being termed based on the coconut which acts as a belief.
  • First underwater cabinet was held in the history of Maldives in 2009.
  • The country was established by an exiled Indian prince who is referred as the son of the king Kalinga from India.
  • Maldives is the lowest and flattest country in the world.
  • It is the nominal Muslim populated country in the world.
  • Maldives is observed as the one of the safe and sound travel destinations in the world.
  • Friday and Saturday are consider to be the weekends in the country
  • 98% of the adults are recorded to be literate.
  • British Educational System is widely followed in the country.

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