Mulah

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Mulah
Mulah is located in Maldives
Mulah
Mulah
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 02°56′50″N 73°35′05″E / 2.94722°N 73.58472°E / 2.94722; 73.58472Coordinates: 02°56′50″N 73°35′05″E / 2.94722°N 73.58472°E / 2.94722; 73.58472
CountryMaldives
Administrative atollMeemu Atoll
Distance to Malé136.06 km (84.54 mi)
Dimensions
 • Length1.400 km (0.870 mi)
 • Width0.500 km (0.311 mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total2,000 (including foreigners)
Time zoneUTC+05:00 (MST)

Mulah (Dhivehi: މުލައް) or Boli Mulah is one of the inhabited islands of Meemu Atoll.

Geography[edit]

The island is 136.06 km (85 mi; 73 nmi) south of the country's capital, Malé.[2] The land area of the island is 68.4 ha (169 acres) in 2018.[3] The island was described as having an area of 57.8 ha (143 acres) in 2007.[4]

Demography[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006 1,129—    
2014 1,195+5.8%
2006-2014: Census populations
Source: [5]

Healthcare[edit]

Boli Mulah has a pharmacy.[6]

Utilities[edit]

Sewage facilities were contracted to be built by September 2015, and safe drinking water was contracted to be provided for the island from December 2014.[7] The sewage system was officially opened in July 2018 by President Abdulla Yameen.[8]

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 7 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Coordinate Distance Calculator". Boulter.com. Retrieved 7 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Table 1.5 : Population, land area, population density and distance to Male' and atoll capitals, by locality" (PDF). National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Mulah". Ministry of Atolls Development. Archived from the original on 30 September 2007.
  5. ^ "Table 3.3: Total Maldivian Population by Islands" (PDF). National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 7 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Panel of Medical Centers" (PDF). Allied Insurance Company. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Meemu atoll Mulah island water supply and sewerage facilities inaugurated". Ministry of Environment and Energy. 16 March 2014. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
  8. ^ "MVR 112 Million Spent on Mulah Despite Prior Negligence – HEP Yameen". Maldives News. 10 July 2018. Retrieved 17 August 2018.