Muraidhoo (Haa Alif Atoll)

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Muraidhoo
މުރައިދޫ
Island
Muraidhoo is located in Maldives
Muraidhoo
Muraidhoo
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 6°50′23″N 73°09′54″E / 6.83972°N 73.16500°E / 6.83972; 73.16500Coordinates: 6°50′23″N 73°09′54″E / 6.83972°N 73.16500°E / 6.83972; 73.16500
Country Maldives
Geographic atoll Thiladhunmathi Atoll
Administrative atoll Haa Alif Atoll
Distance to Malé 296.02 km (183.94 mi)
Government
 • Council Muraidhoo Island Council
Dimensions
 • Length 1.05 km (0.65 mi)
 • Width 0.68 km (0.42 mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 451
Time zone MST (UTC+05:00)
Area code(s) 650, 20

Muraidhoo (Dhivehi: މުރައިދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of Haa Alif Atoll administrative division and is geographically part of Thiladhummathi Atoll in the north of the Maldives. It is an island-level administrative constituency governed by the Muraidhoo Island Council. It is one of the intra-atoll islands (i.e. not forming the atoll border).

There are no archaeological remains of interest on the island. Notable figures from Muraidhoo include Hassan Kaleyge who served as the Treasurer of the Kings for many sultans of the Isdhoo and Dhiyamigili Dynastries and Hussein Dahara Takurufan who was the foreign minister during Sultan Ghazi Hassan Izudeen's reign 1759-1767.

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