Maldives

Island nation in the Indian Ocean southwest of India and Sri Lanka

The Maldives, officially the Republic of Maldives, is a small island nation in South Asia, located in the Arabian Sea of the Indian Ocean. It lies southwest of Sri Lanka and India, about 1,000 kilometres (620ย mi) from the Asian continent. The chain of 26 atolls stretches from Ihavandhippolhu Atoll in the north to Addu Atoll in the south to the equator. Comprising a territory spanning roughly 298 square kilometres (115ย sqย mi), the Maldives is one of the world's most geographically dispersed sovereign states as well as the smallest Asian country by land area and population, with around 515,696 inhabitants. Malรฉ is the capital and the most populated city, traditionally called the "King's Island" where the ancient royal dynasties ruled for its central location.

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The Maldives and UAE thwarted a move by Pakistan to create an informal group of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) envoys at the United Nations on..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 2 days ago

Maldives has called out propaganda against India at the virtual Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting at the United Nations. Maldives Permanent..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

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