Felidhoo (Vaavu Atoll)

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Felidhoo

ފެލިދޫ
Felidhoo is located in Maldives
Felidhoo
Felidhoo
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 03°28′18″N 73°32′50″E / 3.47167°N 73.54722°E / 3.47167; 73.54722Coordinates: 03°28′18″N 73°32′50″E / 3.47167°N 73.54722°E / 3.47167; 73.54722
CountryMaldives
Geographic atollFelidhu Atoll
Administrative atollVaavu Atoll
Distance to Malé77.92 km (48.42 mi)
Population
(2014)[1]
 • Total506 (including foreigners)
Time zoneUTC+05:00 (MST)

Felidhoo (Dhivehi: ފެލިދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of Vaavu Atoll in the Maldives.

Geography[edit]

The island is 77.92 km (48 mi; 42 nmi) south of the country's capital, Malé.[2] The land area of the island is 14.2 ha (35 acres) in 2018.[3] The island had an area of about 11.8 ha (29 acres) in 2003, when it was described as the largest inhabited island of the atoll.[4] The island has a reef on either side, Masfalhi Falhu to the north and Saalanfalhu to the south.[4]

Demography[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006 448—    
2014 489+9.2%
2006-2014: Census populations
Source: [5]

Healthcare[edit]

Felidhoo has a pharmacy.[6]

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 5 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Table 1.5 : Population, land area, population density and distance to Male' and atoll capitals, by locality" (PDF). National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Socio-economic assessment and monitoring of coral reef resources at Vaavu atoll, Maldives" (PDF). Ministry of Fisheries, Agriculture and Marine Resources. p. 9. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Table 3.3: Total Maldivian Population by Islands" (PDF). National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 6 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Panel of Medical Centers" (PDF). Allied Insurance Company. Retrieved 14 August 2018.