Maabaidhoo (Laamu Atoll)

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Maabaidhoo
Inhabited island
Maabaidhoo is located in Maldives
Maabaidhoo
Maabaidhoo
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 02°01′45″N 73°31′55″E / 2.02917°N 73.53194°E / 2.02917; 73.53194Coordinates: 02°01′45″N 73°31′55″E / 2.02917°N 73.53194°E / 2.02917; 73.53194
Country Maldives
Administrative atoll Laamu Atoll
Distance to Malé 237.33 km (147.47 mi)
Government
 • Island Chief Ali Firaagu moosa
Dimensions
 • Length 1.525 km (0.948 mi)
 • Width 0.500 km (0.311 mi)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 649 (including foreigners)
Time zone MST (UTC+05:00)

Maabaidhoo (Dhivehi: މާބައިދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of Laamu Atoll, Medhu-dekunu Province.

It has its own dialect of Dhivehi which is considerably different from northern and mid-Maldivian speech. Kadhdhoo Airport is situated on a nearby island.

Geography[edit]

The island is 237.33 km (147 mi; 128 nmi) south of the country's capital, Malé.[2]

Demography[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006 690—    
2014 608−11.9%
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. 35. Retrieved 8 August 2018. 
  2. ^ "Coordinate Distance Calculator". Boulter.com. Retrieved 8 August 2018. 
  3. ^ "Table 3.3: Total Maldivian Population by Islands" (PDF). National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 8 August 2018.