Maldives became an independent state in 1965, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Maldives is 394,451 (2012) and the nation has a density of 1324 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Maldives is the Rufiyaa (MVR). As well, the people of Maldives are refered to as Maldivian.
The dialing code for the country is 960 and the top level internet domain for Maldivian sites is .mv.
Maldives does not share land borders with any countries.
To learn more, visit our detailed Maldives section.
|Density||1,323.7 / km2 ( 3,428.3 / mi2 )|
|GDP||3,032,239,478 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||7,687 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||298 km2 (115 mi2)|
What is the capital of Maldives?
Male is the capital city of Maldives. It has a population of 103,693, and is located on a latitue of 4.17 and longitude of 73.51.
Male is also the political center of Maldives, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Male, the Capital Of Maldives
|Elevation||8 meters over sea level|
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