Feydhoo (Shaviyani Atoll)

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Feydhoo
Inhabited island
Feydhoo is located in Maldives
Feydhoo
Feydhoo
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 06°21′37″N 73°02′51″E / 6.36028°N 73.04750°E / 6.36028; 73.04750Coordinates: 06°21′37″N 73°02′51″E / 6.36028°N 73.04750°E / 6.36028; 73.04750
Country Maldives
Geographic atoll Miladhummadulhu Atoll
Administrative atoll Shaviyani Atoll
Distance to Malé 246.98 km (153.47 mi)
Dimensions
 • Length 1.170 km (0.727 mi)
 • Width 0.900 km (0.559 mi)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 741 (including foreigners)
Time zone UTC+05:00 (MST)

Feydhoo (Dhivehi: ފޭދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of the Shaviyani Atoll administrative division and geographically part of the Miladhummadulhu Atoll in the Maldives. Feydhoo is located in the centre of the atoll between the channel called Noomara Kandu and the island of Bileffahi.

History[edit]

Feydhoo was severely damaged during the cyclone of 1821 that hit the northern atolls of the Maldives. This was during the reign of Sultan Muhammad Mueenuddeen I.

Geography[edit]

The island is 246.98 km (153 mi; 133 nmi) north of the country's capital, Malé.[2]

Demography[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006 695—    
2014 723+4.0%
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. 33. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Coordinate Distance Calculator". Boulter.com. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Table 3.3: Total Maldivian Population by Islands" (PDF). National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 10 August 2018.