Filladhoo (Haa Alif Atoll)

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Filladhoo
ފިއްލަދޫ
Island
Filladhoo is located in Maldives
Filladhoo
Filladhoo
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 6°52′38″N 73°13′39″E / 6.87722°N 73.22750°E / 6.87722; 73.22750Coordinates: 6°52′38″N 73°13′39″E / 6.87722°N 73.22750°E / 6.87722; 73.22750
Country Maldives
Geographic atoll Thiladhunmathi Atoll
Administrative atoll Haa Alif Atoll
Distance to Malé 300.42 km (186.67 mi)
Government
 • Council Filladhoo Island Council
Area
 • Total 2.49 km2 (0.96 sq mi)
Dimensions
 • Length 5.85 km (3.64 mi)
 • Width 1.45 km (0.90 mi)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 584 (including foreigners)
Time zone UTC+05:00 (MST)
Area code(s) 650, 20

Filladhoo (Dhivehi: ފިއްލަދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of Haa Alif Atoll and geographically part of Thiladhummathi Atoll in the north of the Maldives. It is an island-level administrative constituency governed by the Filladhoo Island Council.

Geography[edit]

The island is 300.42 km (187 mi; 162 nmi) north of the country's capital, Malé.[2] This island lies on a large reef and it has a large sandy projection that stretches northwards to Dhapparu, formerly a separate island.

Demography[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006 548—    
2014 562+2.6%
2006-2014: Census populations
Source: [3]

Services[edit]

Education[edit]

Madhrasathul Sobaah is the public school in Filladhoo, providing primary and secondary education for the island. Established in 1998, it now has around 130 students.

Health[edit]

The island has a health center providing basic health facilities.

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 9 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Coordinate Distance Calculator". Boulter.com. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Table 3.3: Total Maldivian Population by Islands" (PDF). National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 9 August 2018.

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