Lhaimagu (Shaviyani Atoll)
|Geographic atoll||Miladhummadulhu Atoll|
|Administrative atoll||Shaviyani Atoll|
|Distance to Malé||220.69 km (137.13 mi)|
|• Island Chief||Ibrahim Nameem and Muhammad Hameed|
|• Length||0.850 km (0.528 mi)|
|• Width||0.630 km (0.391 mi)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC+05:00)|
The island has a population of 718 people and is considered a medium-sized island by Maldive standards, measuring 850 metres (930 yd) by 603 metres (659 yd). A dhoni ride from the capital Male' could take approximately 10 hours while a speedboat would take about 3 hours to reach the island (distance from Male' is 220 kilometres (140 mi)).
Lhaimagu is well known among the Maldivian for Lhaimagu Faqeeraa, who is a mystic supposed to be from Lhaimagu. He is most famously mentioned in the folklore of Dhonhiyala aaie Alifulhu.
Another legendary figure is Hadheebee Kamanaa to whom is dedicated Hadheebee Magu and Hadheebee mosque in Male'.
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