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.
Maldives Coat of Arms:
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.
|Land Area||298 km2|
|Total Area||298km2 (#186)|
|Government Type||Presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$5.41 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||15,300$|
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