Meedhoo (Raa Atoll)

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Inhabited island
Meedhoo is located in Maldives
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 05°27′29″N 72°57′20″E / 5.45806°N 72.95556°E / 5.45806; 72.95556Coordinates: 05°27′29″N 72°57′20″E / 5.45806°N 72.95556°E / 5.45806; 72.95556
Country Maldives
Administrative atoll Raa Atoll
Distance to Malé 154.30 km (95.88 mi)
 • Length 0.825 km (0.513 mi)
 • Width 0.550 km (0.342 mi)
 • Total 3,500
Time zone MST (UTC+05:00)

Meedhoo (Dhivehi: މީދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of Raa Atoll. The Raa Atoll Education Center is located in Meedhoo.

Meedhoo was first settled 300 years ago from the island Bodufushi, while Old Friday mosque in Meedhoo was said to be built more than 250 years ago.

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