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Maldives's Information

Flag of Maldives
Land Area 298 km2
Total Area 298km2 (#186)
Population 392,960 (#175)
Population Density 1,318.66/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $5.41 Billion
GDP Per Capita $15,300
Currency Rufiyaa (MVR)
Largest Cities
Maldives Flag:
Flag of Maldives

The Maldives flag was officially adopted on July 26, 1965.

The field of Islamic green symbolizes peace and prosperity, while the crescent is the symbol of Islam. Red was the original color of the country's first flag.

Larger Maldives flag

Maldives Coat of Arms:
Flag of Maldives

The emblem of the Maldives contains a coconut palm, two national flags and the Crescent symbol of Islam. The script below reads "State of the Mahal Dibiyat" in Arabic.

This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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