Maakandoodhoo

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Maakandoodhoo
Uninhabited island
Maakandoodhoo is located in Maldives
Maakandoodhoo
Maakandoodhoo
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 6°20′20″N 72°58′32″E / 6.33889°N 72.9756°E / 6.33889; 72.9756Coordinates: 6°20′20″N 72°58′32″E / 6.33889°N 72.9756°E / 6.33889; 72.9756
Country Maldives
Geographic atoll Miladhummadulhu Atoll
Administrative atoll Shaviyani Atoll
Distance to Malé 228.10 km (141.73 mi)
Government
 • Island Chief none
Dimensions
 • Length 1.160 km (0.721 mi)
 • Width 0.950 km (0.590 mi)
Population (951 in 2004)
 • Total 0
Time zone MST (UTC+05:00)

Maakandoodhoo (Dhivehi: މާކަނޑޫދޫ) is one of the uninhabited islands of the Shaviyani Atoll administrative division and geographically part of the Miladhummadulhu Atoll in the Maldives.

Inhabited until 2004, residents were resettled in the capital of the atoll, Funadhoo and the island of Milandhoo.

The population of the island was around 1166 in 1999. However, the island was greatly damaged during the Boxing Day Tsunami of 2004 and a resettlement programme was initiated soon after.