Dhiffushi (Kaafu Atoll)

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Dhiffushi
Inhabited local island
Dhiffushi is located in Maldives
Dhiffushi
Dhiffushi
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 4°26′28″N 73°42′40″E / 4.44111°N 73.71111°E / 4.44111; 73.71111Coordinates: 4°26′28″N 73°42′40″E / 4.44111°N 73.71111°E / 4.44111; 73.71111
Country Maldives
Administrative atoll Kaafu Atoll
Distance to Malé 36.64 km (22.77 mi)
Dimensions
 • Length 0.950 km (0.590 mi)
 • Width 0.200 km (0.124 mi)
Population
 • Total 1,030
Time zone MST (UTC+05:00)
For other islands, see Dhiffushi (disambiguation).

Dhiffushi (Dhivehi: ދިއްފުށި) is one of the inhabited islands of Kaafu Atoll. It is located next to Meerufenfushi. The island has a hospital, a mosque, a local coffeehouse, two shops and there is a local soccer club. As of beginning of 2012 Dhiffushi council has started to build an industrial area next to the harbour in order to claim additional land.