Maldives

Island nation in the Indian Ocean southwest of India and Sri Lanka

The Maldives, officially the Republic of Maldives, is a small island nation in South Asia, located in the Arabian Sea of the Indian Ocean. It lies southwest of Sri Lanka and India, about 1,000 kilometres (620Β mi) from the Asian continent. The chain of 26 atolls stretches from Ihavandhippolhu Atoll in the north to Addu Atoll in the south to the equator. Comprising a territory spanning roughly 298 square kilometres (115Β sqΒ mi), the Maldives is one of the world's most geographically dispersed sovereign states as well as the smallest Asian country by land area and population, with around 515,696 inhabitants. MalΓ© is the capital and the most populated city, traditionally called the "King's Island" where the ancient royal dynasties ruled for its central location.

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A Dubai-based couple are still stuck at a deserted resort, more than two months after their wedding.
Credit: BBC News - Published 2 days ago

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Maldives has called out propaganda against India at the virtual Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting at the United Nations. Maldives Permanent..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 2 days ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 2 days ago

Among the returnees include 568 from Kerala and the rest from Tamil Nadu, Telangana, and Lakshadweep
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

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