The Maldives is more than just islands. You will find a variety of entertainment options, and not just on the island you choose. Come with us for warmth and wonderful swimming and marine life. All you need is a snorkel and a swimsuit.
The Republic of Maldives is an island nation located in the south of Asia in the calm of the Indian Ocean. This archipelago consists of 26 natural coral atolls (clusters of islands) stretching 871km from the coast of India/Sri Lanka to the equator.
Officially, the Maldives is divided into 21 atolls (like cantons or regions in our country)
it is the lowest country, lying only 2.4m-1.5m above sea level
80% of the country is coral reefs that are less than 1m above sea level
Maldives is the smallest Asian country and consists of a total of 1,192 islands (about 200 are uninhabited)
The capital of the Maldives is Malé
Currency: Maldivian Rufiyaa
President: Ibarahim Muhammad Sulih (as of 2018)
The population of the Maldives is just under 550,000 (2020)
Religion: predominantly Islam
Due to the location of this island state, the temperature throughout the year is very similar
Monsoons are common in this region and the rainfall is highest in May, November and December
The ecosystem is very rich with more than 1,100 species of fish, 5 species of sea turtles, 21 species of whales and dolphins, over 400 species of mollusks and 83 species of echinoderms and with many representatives of crustaceans, you will find many rare species such as: