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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 August 2018. 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. Archived from the original on 17 August 2018. Retrieved 17 August 2018.