Vaanee (Dhaalu Atoll)

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Vaanee
Inhabited island
Vaanee is located in Maldives
Vaanee
Vaanee
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 02°43′35″N 73°00′10″E / 2.72639°N 73.00278°E / 2.72639; 73.00278Coordinates: 02°43′35″N 73°00′10″E / 2.72639°N 73.00278°E / 2.72639; 73.00278
Country Maldives
Administrative atoll Dhaalu Atoll
Distance to Malé 169.69 km (105.44 mi)
Dimensions
 • Length 0.630 km (0.391 mi)
 • Width 0.475 km (0.295 mi)
Population
 • Total 435
Time zone MST (UTC+05:00)

Vaanee (Dhivehi: ވާނީ) is one of the inhabited islands of Dhaalu Atoll.

The island was severely affected by the Boxing Day Tsunami of 2004. Only a very few families remain on the island, with the rest living on the nearby island of Kudahuvadhoo.