Angolhitheemu (Raa Atoll)

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Angolhitheemu
Angolhitheemu is located in Maldives
Angolhitheemu
Angolhitheemu
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 5°47′36.92″N 73°0′22.36″E / 5.7935889°N 73.0062111°E / 5.7935889; 73.0062111Coordinates: 5°47′36.92″N 73°0′22.36″E / 5.7935889°N 73.0062111°E / 5.7935889; 73.0062111
CountryMaldives
Administrative atollRaa Atoll
Distance to Malé187.44 km (116.47 mi)
Dimensions
 • Length0.850 km (0.528 mi)
 • Width0.500 km (0.311 mi)
Population
(2014)[1]
 • Total403 (including foreigners)
Time zoneUTC+05:00 (MST)

Angolhitheemu (Dhivehi: އަނގޮޅިތީމު) is one of the inhabited islands of Raa Atoll.

History[edit]

Angolhitheem is conceded as on one of the islands in which the early settlers of Maldives lived.

Geography[edit]

The island is 187.44 km (116 mi; 101 nmi) north of the country's capital, Malé.[2] This island is a medium-sized island, with a total area of 34 ha (84 acres).

Demography[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006 272—    
2014 373+37.1%
2006-2014: Census populations
Source: [3]

The total population of An'golhitheem is around 500 people including men, women and children and almost 200 people are living on the island. Rest of people living in capital city Malé, other few islands and commercial island including resorts.

Economy[edit]

The people of An'golhitheem work at either resort jobs or government jobs, while most of the women work locally for their income.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Table PP5: Resident Population by sex, nationality and locality (administrative islands), 2014" (PDF). Population and Households Census 2014. National Bureau of Statistics. p. 34. Retrieved 11 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Coordinate Distance Calculator". Boulter.com. Retrieved 11 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Table 3.3: Total Maldivian Population by Islands" (PDF). National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 11 August 2018.