Foakaidhoo (Shaviyani Atoll)

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Foakaidhoo
Inhabited island
Foakaidhoo is located in Maldives
Foakaidhoo
Foakaidhoo
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 06°19′35″N 73°08′57″E / 6.32639°N 73.14917°E / 6.32639; 73.14917Coordinates: 06°19′35″N 73°08′57″E / 6.32639°N 73.14917°E / 6.32639; 73.14917
Country Maldives
Geographic atoll Miladhummadulhu Atoll
Administrative atoll Shaviyani Atoll
Distance to Malé 239.87 km (149.05 mi)
Dimensions
 • Length 1.050 km (0.652 mi)
 • Width 0.680 km (0.423 mi)
Population
 • Total 1,321
Time zone MST (UTC+05:00)

Foakaidhoo (Dhivehi: ފޯކައިދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of the Shaviyani Atoll administrative division and geographically part of the Miladhummadulhu Atoll in the Maldives.

Foakaidhoo was one of the islands damaged during the great cyclone of 1821 that hit the northern atolls of the Maldives. This was during the reign of Sultan Muhammad Mueenuddeen I.

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