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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 August 2018. 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.