Short URL: http://tnot.es/MV - National Anthem of the Maldives.
Fishing dominates the economy of Maldives; accounting for over 60%
of all exports, although the tourist trade is growing.
Maldives Resorts, Maldives Travel Guides, Maldives Map, Male, Republic of Maldives.
The Republic of Maldives consists of some 2,000 small coral islands
just north of the equator; south-west of the southern tip of India.
The official language of Maldives is Divehi, an Indo-European
language related to Sinhalese.
View a graphical weather forecast for the week ahead in Male.
Male was part of a British protectorate from 1887 to 1965, when it
became the capital of the newly independent Maldive Islands, renamed Republic of Maldives
The capital of the Maldives is too small to host an airport, so
visitors will land on the nearby island of Hulhule.
It takes about a quarter of an hour to reach Male by dhoni. These
motorboats can accommodate 30-40 people and cost around $10 to charter, or less with
Speed boats are faster, take less people, and cost a little more. Male
is also linked by ship with Sri Lanka.
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Maldives National Museum
Situated in the only remaining structure of the Sultan's Palace, which
was destroyed in 1968, the Museum's collection comprises items of historical and cultural
interest from both the Pre-Islamic and Islamic eras of Maldivian history.
Offering package holidays to the Maldives from the UK as well as information on island
life and culture.
Unfortunately most of this site is in German but there are plenty of photographs and
diagrams for you to peruse. If you can read German, then you'll get even more out of a
If your idea of paradise is a pristine tropical island with swaying palm trees and pure
white beaches surrounded by crystalline lagoons of varying shades of blue then the
Maldives Islands will definitely fit the bill.
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Maldivians have great national pride. In all festival planning a feeling of family is
sensed as women, men, and children share in the preparation of food, decoration, and
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