Dhigurah (Alif Dhaal Atoll)

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Dhigurah
Inhabited island
Dhigurah is located in Maldives
Dhigurah
Dhigurah
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 03°31′35″N 72°55′26″E / 3.52639°N 72.92389°E / 3.52639; 72.92389Coordinates: 03°31′35″N 72°55′26″E / 3.52639°N 72.92389°E / 3.52639; 72.92389
Country Maldives
Administrative atoll Alif Dhaal Atoll
Distance to Malé 96.8 km (60.1 mi)
Dimensions
 • Length 3.175 km (1.973 mi)
 • Width 0.275 km (0.171 mi)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 610 (including foreigners)
Time zone UTC+05:00 (MST)

Dhigurah (Dhivehi: ދިގުރަށް) is one of the inhabited islands of Alif Dhaal Atoll where Whale sharks are year-round residents.

Geography[edit]

The island is 96.8 km (60 mi; 52 nmi) southwest of the country's capital, Malé.[2]

Demography[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006 420—    
2014 529+26.0%
2006-2014: Census populations
Source: [3]

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. 35. Retrieved 6 August 2018. 
  2. ^ "Coordinate Distance Calculator". Boulter.com. Retrieved 12 August 2018. 
  3. ^ "Table 3.3: Total Maldivian Population by Islands" (PDF). National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 6 August 2018.