Firunbaidhoo (Shaviyani Atoll)

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Firunbaidhoo
Uninhabited island
Firunbaidhoo is located in Maldives
Firunbaidhoo
Firunbaidhoo
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 06°09′N 73°13′E / 6.150°N 73.217°E / 6.150; 73.217Coordinates: 06°09′N 73°13′E / 6.150°N 73.217°E / 6.150; 73.217
Country Maldives
Administrative atoll Shaviyani Atoll
Distance to Malé 216.91 km (134.78 mi)
Government
 • Island Chief none
Dimensions
 • Length 0.520 km (0.323 mi)
 • Width 0.430 km (0.267 mi)
Population (217 in 2004)
 • Total 0
Time zone MST (UTC+05:00)

Firunbaidhoo is one of the uninhabited islands of Shaviyani Atoll.

Resettlement[edit]

Inhabited until 2004, residents were resettled in the capital of the atoll, Funadhoo. The population of the island was around 720 in 1999, with 120 homes. However, the government decided to initiate resettlement of the islanders due to several development obstacles.