Miladhoo (Noonu Atoll)

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Inhabited island
Miladhoo is located in Maldives
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 05°47′18″N 73°21′40″E / 5.78833°N 73.36111°E / 5.78833; 73.36111Coordinates: 05°47′18″N 73°21′40″E / 5.78833°N 73.36111°E / 5.78833; 73.36111
Country Maldives
Geographic atoll Miladhummadulhu Atoll
Administrative atoll Southern Miladhunmadulu
Distance to Malé 178.83 km (111.12 mi)
 • Length 0.680 km (0.423 mi)
 • Width 0.350 km (0.217 mi)
Population (18 January 2017)
 • Total 1,478
Time zone MST (UTC+05:00)

Miladhoo (Dhivehi: މިލަދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands that comprises the Noonu Atoll in the Maldives.

Historically, Miladhoo was the most developed and most populous island in Noonu Atoll. It is currently the second most populous island in Noonu Atoll. Miladhoo is best known as the most successful island in football in the atoll. Miladhoo DX Sports Club won the Zone Champions League in 2004. Miladhoo is also famous for Eid Kilhivaru. Most economic activity centers around fishing and tourism, followed by rendering taxi service in Male'. Miladhoo is also noted for its political activities.

Education and health[edit]

There is a secondary school named Hidhaayaa school. Until the late 1990s, grade 7 was the highest grade taught on the island. Now students are taught up to grade 10 (O level).[citation needed]

There is a health center with one doctor and a community health worker.[citation needed]