The Maldives is famous for a number of reasons, including its vibrant culture, pristine beaches, sprawling greenery, and fascinating landmarks. Apart from the numerous enchanting landmarks, Maldives is also famous for water sports and other adventure activities. Located on the southern edge of Kaaf Atoll, the North Male Atoll is the largest city and the most popular destination among the best places to visit in Maldives.


Maldives, in the full Republic of Maldives, also called Maldives Islands, independent island country in the north-central Indian Ocean.


The satellite view is showing Male (Male), the national capital of the Maldives. The city is located at the southern edge of the North Male Atoll (Kaafu Atoll), about 740 km (460 miles) southwest of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Formerly Male was the King's Island, a walled city surrounded by forts (Kotte) and bastions.


Maldivian Rufiyaa
The Maldives has a non-convertible currency – Maldivian Rufiyaa – which cannot be purchased beforehand. One Rufiyaa is 100 Laari and is available in 500, 100, 50-, 20-, 10- and 5-Rufiyaa notes. The US Dollar is accepted as legal tender throughout the Maldives.


Velena International Airport is the main international airport in the Maldives. It is located on Hulhoke Island in the North Male Atoll, nearby the capital island Malé. The airport is well connected with major airports around the world, mostly serving as the main gateway into the Maldives for tourists.


The Maldives Police Service urges anyone with any information on the individual to come forward and contact Police at the emergency number 119 or the Police hotline at 3322111 or the HA.


There are distinct wet (southwest monsoon) and dry (northeast monsoon) seasons; the peak season for the Maldives is between December and April when the climate is drier, it's less windy and the weather is hotter.


Maldives Low Season: May to November
Head on to June and August time when you can expect cooler climates, more rain, and cloudier days. November marks the end of the off-season, and it's in this month that you can expect average temperatures of 27°C, and around six hours of sunshine a day.


Climate and Average Weather Year-Round in Maldives. The climate in Maldives is hot, oppressive, windy, and overcast. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 80°F to 88°F and is rarely below 77°F or above 90°F.

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