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Physical Map of Maldives showing its atolls and the capital of Male.
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Maldives's Quick Facts

Land Area 298 km2
Water Area 0 km2
Total Area 298 km2
Population 392,960
Population Density 1,318.66 / km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $5.41 Billion
GDP Per Capita $15,300
Currency Rufiyaa (MVR)
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.

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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.

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