MALDIVES, the, is a republic consisting of 1,200 low-lying coral islands grouped into 12 atolls, lying 640 kilometers or 398 miles southwest of Sri Lanka in the Indian Ocean. Roughly 202 islands are inhabited, and the highest point is only 1.5 meters or 5 feet above sea level.
Independence gained in 1965, with a republic formed three years later.
Google maps and detailed facts of Maldives (MV). This page enables you to explore the Maldives and its border countries (Country Location: Southern Asia, group of atolls in the Indian Ocean, south-southwest of India) through detailed Satellite imagery – fast and easy as never before Google maps.
Find comprehensive information below about this country in its diversity: Google maps, geography, economy, science, people, culture, environment, government, and history – All in One Wiki page.
There is also Street View and free Driving Directions at your service. Your Google Satellite Map Sightseeing in the Maldives, in Asia, starts here at Driving Directions and Maps.com.
Malé is one of the most populated cities in the Maldives, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country. Located in Asia, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 04.00N latitude / 73.28E longitude. For routing in Malé, please check the free driving directions Malé service below.
Just like earlier, today, in our popular culture, most of the countries are stereotypically associated with certain products or services. Probably you also would think of Germany regarding beer or Mercedes, carpets of Turkey, electronics of Japan, or pizza of Italy.
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