Faridhoo (Haa Dhaalu Atoll)

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Faridhoo
Inhabited island
Faridhoo is located in Maldives
Faridhoo
Faridhoo
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 06°47′09″N 73°03′16″E / 6.78583°N 73.05444°E / 6.78583; 73.05444Coordinates: 06°47′09″N 73°03′16″E / 6.78583°N 73.05444°E / 6.78583; 73.05444
Country Maldives
Geographic atoll Thiladhummathi Atoll
Administrative atoll Haa Dhaalu Atoll
Distance to Malé 292.11 km (181.51 mi)
Dimensions
 • Length 0.620 km (0.385 mi)
 • Width 0.480 km (0.298 mi)
Population
 • Total 224
Time zone MST (UTC+05:00)

Faridhoo (Dhivehi: ފަރިދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of Haa Dhaalu Atoll administrative division and geographically part of Thiladhummathi Atoll in the north of the Maldives.

Faridhoo has the highest natural point in the Maldives at 3m above sea level. This makes the Maldives the country with the lowest highest point. It is believed that Buddhist ruins from the pre-Islamic era are buried at this site.