Lhohi (Noonu Atoll)

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Lhohi
Inhabited island
Lhohi is located in Maldives
Lhohi
Lhohi
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 05°48′50″N 73°22′39″E / 5.81389°N 73.37750°E / 5.81389; 73.37750Coordinates: 05°48′50″N 73°22′39″E / 5.81389°N 73.37750°E / 5.81389; 73.37750
Country Maldives
Geographic atoll Miladhummadulhu Atoll
Administrative atoll Southern Miladhunmadulu
Distance to Malé 181.79 km (112.96 mi)
Dimensions
 • Length 0.980 km (0.609 mi)
 • Width 0.500 km (0.311 mi)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 615 (including foreigners)
Time zone MST (UTC+05:00)

Lhohi (Dhivehi: ޅޮހި) is one of the islands of Noonu Atoll in the Maldives with a population of around 900 people.

History[edit]

On Lhohi, there is a place called "hanguraama fasgandu" were the Portuguese and Maldivians fought.

Geography[edit]

The island is 181.79 km (113 mi; 98 nmi) north of the country's capital, Malé.[2] Lhohi is located near Manadhoo, the capital of Noonu atoll. Manadhoo, Miladhoo and Magoodhoo are the nearest populated islands. The nearest island is a small island called Ganbilivaadhoo.

Demography[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006 552—    
2014 576+4.3%
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.