Kumundhoo (Haa Dhaalu Atoll)

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Kumundhoo
Inhabited island
Kumundhoo is located in Maldives
Kumundhoo
Kumundhoo
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 06°34′24″N 73°02′59″E / 6.57333°N 73.04972°E / 6.57333; 73.04972Coordinates: 06°34′24″N 73°02′59″E / 6.57333°N 73.04972°E / 6.57333; 73.04972
Country Maldives
Geographic atoll Thiladhummathi Atoll
Administrative atoll Haa Dhaalu Atoll
Distance to Malé 268.86 km (167.06 mi)
Dimensions
 • Length 2.350 km (1.460 mi)
 • Width 1.150 km (0.715 mi)
Population
 • Total 1,395
Time zone MST (UTC+05:00)

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

Archaeological sites from the pre-Islamic Buddhist era is found on the island. It is in the form of a stone circle known locally as Us-Kunna, possibly the remains of an ancient buddhist stupa.

Demonstrations in Kumundhoo in 2006 was among a long line of demonstrations against the government injustice and negligence of the outer islands by the government. www.kumundhoo.com