Maldives



Maldives,, officially Republic of Maldives, also referred to as the Maldive Islands, is an island nation in the Indian Ocean formed by a double chain of twenty-six atolls oriented north-south off India's Lakshadweep Islands, between Minicoy Island and Chagos Archipelago. It stands in the Laccadive Sea, about 700 kilometres (430 mi) south-west of Sri Lanka and 400 kilometres (250 mi) south-west of India.

NameMaldives
Top Level Domain
.mv
Alpha2 CodeMV
Alpha3 CodeMDV
Calling Codes
960
CapitalMalé
Alt Spellings
MV
Maldive Islands
Republic of the Maldives
Dhivehi Raajjeyge Jumhooriyya
RegionAsia
SubregionSouthern Asia
Population344023
Latlng
3.25
73
DemonymMaldivan
Area300
Gini37.4
Timezones
UTC+05:00
Borders
Native NameMaldives
Numeric Code462
Currencies
CodeMVR
NameMaldivian rufiyaa
Symbol
Languages
Iso639_1dv
Iso639_2div
NameDivehi
Native Nameދިވެހި
Translations
DeMalediven
EsMaldivas
FrMaldives
Jaモルディブ
ItMaldive
BrMaldivas
PtMaldivas
NlMaldiven
HrMaldivi
Faمالدیو
Flaghttps://restcountries.eu/data/mdv.svg
Regional Blocs
AcronymSAARC
NameSouth Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
Other Acronyms
Other Names
CiocMDV

Cities

Malé

Destinations

Old Friday Mosque

National Museum

Dhigurah

Utheemu Ganduvaru

Thulusdhoo

China-Maldives Friendship Bridge

Himmafushi

Fish Market

Thoondu Beach

Eedhigali Kilhi & Kottey Protected Area

Kandhuvalu Mosque

Ukulhas

Artificial Beach

Hanimaadhoo

Grand Friday Mosque

Huraa

Guraidhoo

Isdhoo

Dhiffushi

Kondey

Muleeaage & Medhu Ziyaarath

Gulhi

Produce Market

Maamigili

Thilafushi

Gan

Nilandhoo

Mathiveri

National Art Gallery

Gadhdhoo

Mahibadhoo

British War Memorial

Landhoo

Aarah

Tomb Of Mohammed Thakurufaanu

Rasrani Bageecha

Vaadhoo

Funadhoo



A free 30 day visa on arrival for all visitors.

You will need a passport, an onward ticket, right to enter your onward destination and a minimum of US$150.00 per person per day or confirmed hotel reservation for the intended period of stay in the Maldives.

Visas can be extended for another 60 days fairly easily for around US$50.


Maldives immigration

Maldives Foreign Affairs


Note: Please confirm details with embassy because policies do change with time









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