Maldives

Maldives Google maps and Driving Directions

Get free driving directions, Google maps, traffic information for Maldives, and Malé (GPS: 4 10 N 73 30 E), the capital city of the country which located in (the) Southern Asia, group of atolls in the Indian Ocean, south-southwest of India.

Find any address in Malé on the Google map of Maldives (MV) with ease or calculate your up to date itinerary to and from Maldives or its neighboring counties like N/A.

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Google Maps Maldives

Set in the Indian Ocean, southwest of Sri Lanka, the Maldives is an archipelago of 1191 small coral islands, or atolls. 200 are inhabited. The word atoll comes from the Dhivehi word “atolu.”

Maldives is flat, with white sandy beaches.

The map above fully covers Maldives with its road routes from cities to towns, road intersections in any regions, provinces, prefectures, also with free driving directions in Malé or to the neighboring cities and countries. To look at the detailed map about a particular quarter in Male, please click on the area and zoom to the place you are interested in the Google maps of Maldives (MV).

Be creative, use the extras of this Google map; This is a detailed, clear, zoomable, large road map of Maldives with its administrative divisions; 7 provinces and 1 municipality*; Dhekunu (South), Maale*, Mathi Dhekunu (Upper South), Mathi Uthuru (Upper North), Medhu (Central), Medhu Dhekunu (South Central), Medhu Uthuru (North Central), Uthuru (North).

The interactive map above is also may be used as the satellite map of Maldives, or as a reverse search map for finding an address from its GPS coordinates.

The Republic of Maldives is a group of atolls in the Indian Ocean about 417 mi (671 km) southwest of Sri Lanka. Its 1,190 coral islets stretch over an area of 35,200 sq mi (90,000 sq km). With global warming and the shrinking of the polar ice caps, the Maldives is directly threatened, as none of its islands rises more than six feet above sea level.

Maldives (area: 300 sq km / 115,83 sq mi), where the official language is Maldivian, lying in Asia and using the currency; Maldivian rufiyaa (MVR), since 1947, set their clock to UTC+5. That means they are 10 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time in Male, the capital. Note to the time difference: N/A.

The climate in Maldives; Tropical. Rain falls throughout the year, but is heaviest June–November, during the monsoon. Violent storms occasionally hit the northern islands.

Geography in a nutshell; Consists of low-lying islands and coral atolls. The larger ones are covered in lush, tropical vegetation.

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Driving directions Maldives

The Google maps and Google Satellite maps of Maldives above showing the country, located next to N/A. For your further reference, the latitude and longitude coordinates of Maldives are 3 15 N, 73 00 E while the capital, Male found at 4 10 N 73 30 E.

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About Maldives and the capital, Malé

Flag of Maldives Schematic map of Maldives
The national flag of Maldives Borderline map of Maldives
Flag description: red with a large green rectangle in the center bearing a vertical white crescent moon; the closed side of the crescent is on the hoist side of the flag; red recalls those who have sacrificed their lives in defense of their country, the green rectangle represents peace and prosperity, and the white crescent signifies Islam. Border length: 0 km.

Did you know about Maldives?

  • The archipelago of small islands that forms the Maldives was once a British Protectorate. The Maldives became fully independent in 1965.
  • The islands, which all lie below 4 ft (1.2 m), are threatened by rising sea levels, brought about by global warming and climatic changes.
  • Coconuts are an important harvest in the Maldives, where tuna fishing and tourism are also major industries.

Facts of Maldives (MV)

Name conventional long form: Republic of Maldives, conventional short form: Maldives, local long form: Dhivehi Raajjeyge Jumhooriyyaa, local short form: Dhivehi Raajje, etymology: archipelago apparently named after the main island (and capital) of Male; the word “Maldives” means “the islands (dives) of Male”; alternatively, the name may derive from the Sanskrit word “maladvipa” meaning “garland of islands”; Dhivehi Raajje in Maldivian means “Kingdom of the Dhivehi people”
Codes: ISO; MV, Internet; .mv
Capital city: Malé
Language(s): Dhivehi (official language, dialect of Sinhala, script derived from Arabic), English (spoken by most government official languages)
National holiday(s): Independence Day, 26 July (1965)
Motto: N/A
Currency: Maldivian rufiyaa (MVR), since 1947
GPS: 3 15 N, 73 00 E, Malé; 4 10 N 73 30 E
Location: Southern Asia, group of atolls in the Indian Ocean, south-southwest of India
Geography note: smallest Asian country; archipelago of 1,190 coral islands grouped into 26 atolls (200 inhabited islands, plus 80 islands with tourist resorts); strategic location astride and along major sea lanes in Indian Ocean
Land boundaries: N/A, 0 km
Maritime boundaries: Indian Ocean
Coastline: 644 km
Area: total: 298 sq km; land: 298 sq km, water: 0 sq km (total 115,83 mi2), about 1.7 times the size of Washington, DC.
Roadways: total: 88 km, paved roads: 88 km – 60 km in Male; 14 km on Addu Atolis; 14 km on Laamu. Note: island roads are mainly compacted coral (2013)
Waterways: N/A
Local time (capital): UTC+5, 10 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time
Note to the local time: N/A
Population in Maldives: 444 259
Population in Male: 81 600 (including the metropolitan areas)
Urbanization: urban population: 45.5% of total population (2015)
Major urban areas population: MALE (capital) 156,000 (2014)
Population growth rate: -0.07% (2016 estimate)
Birth rate: 16 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Death rate: 3.9 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 21.21% (male 42,513 / female 40,824) 15-24 years: 21.29% (male 48,319 / female 35,360) 25-54 years: 47.63% (male 107,152 / female 80,031) 55-64 years: 5.48% (male 10,749 / female 10,799) 65 years and over: 4.38% (male 8,012 / female 9,201) (2016 estimate)
Median age: total: 27.8 years; male: 27.8 years, female: 27.8 years (2016 estimate)
Ethnic groups: South Indians, Sinhalese, Arabs
Religions: Sunni Muslim (official)
Government type: Unitary presidential constitutional republic
Legal system: Islamic religious legal system with English common law influences, primarily in commercial matters
National anthem: Gavmii mi ekuverikan matii tibegen kuriime salaam (National Salute)
Known national hazards: tsunamis; low elevation of islands makes them sensitive to sea level rise
Major infectious diseases: N/A
Land use: agricultural land: 23.3%; arable land 10%; permanent crops 10%; permanent pasture 3.3%; forest: 3%; other: 73.7% (2011 estimate)
Agricultural products: coconuts, corn, sweet potatoes; fish
Industries: tourism, fish processing, shipping, boat building, coconut processing, woven mats, rope, handicrafts, coral and sand mining
Export commodities: fish
Main export partners: Thailand 18%, France 12.1%, Germany 10.7%, US 9.6%, Italy 6.8%, UK 6.4%, Sri Lanka 5.9%, Japan 4.6% (2015)
Import commodities:
petroleum products, clothing, intermediate and capital goods
Main import partners: UAE 18.4%, Singapore 13.8%, China 10.6%, India 10.4%, Malaysia 7%, Sri Lanka 5.6%, Thailand 5% (2015)

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