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

Aarah

Island in Other Islands

Artificial Beach

Beach in Male

British War Memorial

Memorial in Addu Atoll

China-Maldives Friendship Bridge

Bridge in Male

Dhiffushi

Island in North Male Atoll

Dhigurah

Island in South Ari Atoll

Eedhigali Kilhi & Kottey Protected Area

Nature Reserve in Addu Atoll

Fish Market

Market in Male

Funadhoo

Island in Other Islands

Gadhdhoo

Island in Gaafu Dhaalu

Gan

Island in Laamu

Grand Friday Mosque

Mosque in Male

Gulhi

Island in South Male Atoll

Guraidhoo

Island in South Male Atoll

Hanimaadhoo

Island in Haa Dhaalu

Himmafushi

Island in North Male Atoll

Huraa

Island in North Male Atoll

Isdhoo

Island in Laamu

Kandhuvalu Mosque

Mosque in Haa Alifu

Kondey

Island in Gaafu Alifu

Landhoo

Island in Noonu

Maamigili

Island in South Ari Atoll

Mahibadhoo

Island in South Ari Atoll

Mathiveri

Island in North Ari Atoll

Muleeaage & Medhu Ziyaarath

Palace in Male

National Art Gallery

Museum in Male

National Museum

Museum in Male

Nilandhoo

Island in Faafu

Old Friday Mosque

Mosque in Male

Produce Market

Market in Male

Rasrani Bageecha

Park in Male

Thilafushi

Island in Other Islands

Thoondu Beach

Beach in Gnaviyani

Thulusdhoo

Island in North Male Atoll

Tomb Of Mohammed Thakurufaanu

Tomb in Male

Ukulhas

Island in North Ari Atoll

Utheemu Ganduvaru

Palace in Haa Alifu

Vaadhoo

Island in Gaafu Dhaalu


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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