Kandholhudhoo (Raa Atoll)

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Kandholhudhoo
Inhabited island
The island of Kandholhudhoo (foreground) that was completely destroyed by the tsunami of 2004. Residents took temporary residence in other nearby islands including Bandaveri island (background)
The island of Kandholhudhoo (foreground) that was completely destroyed by the tsunami of 2004. Residents took temporary residence in other nearby islands including Bandaveri island (background)
Kandholhudhoo is located in Maldives
Kandholhudhoo
Kandholhudhoo
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 05°37′06″N 72°51′20″E / 5.61833°N 72.85556°E / 5.61833; 72.85556Coordinates: 05°37′06″N 72°51′20″E / 5.61833°N 72.85556°E / 5.61833; 72.85556
Country Maldives
Administrative atoll Raa Atoll
Distance to Malé 175.84 km (109.26 mi)
Government
 • Island Chief Ahmed Solih
Area
 • Total 0.044 km2 (0.017 sq mi)
Dimensions
 • Length 0.475 km (0.295 mi)
 • Width 0.150 km (0.093 mi)
Population
 • Total 3,679
 • Density 84,000/km2 (220,000/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC+05:00)

Kandholhudhoo (Dhivehi: ކަނދޮޅުދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of Raa Atoll.

The island was destroyed during the tsunami of 2004, and the inhabitants of the island currently reside in various other islands of Raa Atoll. An uninhabited island, Raa. Dhuvaafaru, has been proposed to be developed for the residents of Kandholhudhoo.