Foakaidhoo (Shaviyani Atoll)

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Foakaidhoo
Foakaidhoo is located in Maldives
Foakaidhoo
Foakaidhoo
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 06°19′35″N 73°08′57″E / 6.32639°N 73.14917°E / 6.32639; 73.14917Coordinates: 06°19′35″N 73°08′57″E / 6.32639°N 73.14917°E / 6.32639; 73.14917
CountryMaldives
Geographic atollMiladhummadulhu Atoll
Administrative atollShaviyani Atoll
Distance to Malé241.2 km (149.9 mi)
Dimensions
 • Length1.050 km (0.652 mi)
 • Width0.680 km (0.423 mi)
Population
(2014)[1]
 • Total1,366 (including foreigners)
Time zoneUTC+05:00 (MST)

Foakaidhoo (Dhivehi: ފޯކައިދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of the Shaviyani Atoll administrative division and geographically part of the Miladhummadulhu Atoll in the Maldives.

History[edit]

Foakaidhoo was one of the islands damaged during the great 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 241.2 km (150 mi; 130 nmi) north of the country's capital, Malé.[2]

Demography[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006 1,201—    
2014 1,320+9.9%
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.

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