Mathiveri (Alif Alif Atoll)

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Inhabited island
Mathiveri is located in Maldives
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 04°11′25″N 72°44′50″E / 4.19028°N 72.74722°E / 4.19028; 72.74722Coordinates: 04°11′25″N 72°44′50″E / 4.19028°N 72.74722°E / 4.19028; 72.74722
Country Maldives
Distance to Malé 84.82 km (52.70 mi)
 • Length 0.775 km (0.482 mi)
 • Width 0.475 km (0.295 mi)
Population (January 2017)
 • Total 904
Time zone MST (UTC+05:00)

Mathiveri (Dhivehi: މަތިވެރި) is one of the 8 inhabited islands of Alif Alif Atoll.

Mathiveri is located at the central area of North ari atoll. The population of Mathiveri was 904 in January 2017.

Island Code U5

Island Council[edit]

The second island council was elected on 16 January 2014 and the members took their oath on 26 March 2014. The council has 5 members elected by the people of Mathiveri. President of the council is Ismail Athif(MDP). He was elected as the president on 26 March 2014. Vice President of the council is Ahmed Aslam (MDP). The other members are Mauroof Khaalid (MDP), Ibrahim Imraan (PPM) and Imaad Mohamed (PPM).


There is a health centre in the island to provide basic health care service to the community. The health centre has a medical officer and 2 registered nurses and nearly 15 staff members. There is a police station in the island and a magistrate court is to providing law enforcement

There is a school (up to grade 10) on the island to educate the children of the community. The principal of the school is Mr. Mohamed Siraj.

Mathiveri island has guest house accommodation Mathiveri inn, Mathiveri stay, Casa Mia Maldives.