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Maalegan is an administrative division of Fuvahmulah, Maldives. This village stretches along the island fringe facing the Northeast sharing borders with Mādhado, Miskimmago, Funādo and Dūndigan.[1]

Seat Fuvahmulah Central Constituency
 • Type Local council
 • Body Maalegan Council
 • President of Council Ali Saeed
 • Estimate ({{{pop_est_as_of}}}) 1,500

Places of interest[edit]

  • Bandaara Kilhi: One of the two freshwater lakes in Fuvahmulah. The largest share o f the lake (about three-fourth of the whole) is within Maalegan.
  • Rasgefanno: Previously, the most famous anchorage of the island.
  • Hukuru Miskih: One of the oldest mosques in the island.
  • Maalegan Preschool: One of the preschools in Fuvahmulah.


  • Abdulla Mohamed Didi: Former Project Manager of Atoll Ecosystem Conservation Project implemented by the Ministry of Housing & Environment. Didi is also the current Vice President of the Fuvahmulah Atoll Council.[2]

Notables from history[edit]