Gemendhoo (Dhaalu Atoll)

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For other islands, see Gemendhoo (disambiguation).
Uninhabited island
Country Maldives
Administrative atoll Dhaalu Atoll
Distance to Malé 161.21 km (100.17 mi)
 • Length 0.300 km (0.186 mi)
 • Width 0.200 km (0.124 mi)
 • Total 0
Time zone MST (UTC+05:00)

Gemendhoo (Dhivehi: ގެމެންދޫ) is a formerly inhabited island of Dhaalu Atoll. The island is located on the eastern fringe of the atoll and is surrounded by a long line of 11 uninhabited islands. The route through these islands from Bulhalafushi (to the north) which ends approximately 7 kilometers away at Naibukaloabodufushi can be walked in low tide. Gemendhoo was completely abandoned after the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami. Most of the island's population moved to Kudahuvadhoo island in the atoll.[1]


  1. ^ Valpuri Saarelma, IFRC News, 1 October 2007