Mulaku Atoll

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Meemu Atoll
Meemu Atoll.png
Country Maldives
Corresponding geographic atoll(s) Mulaku Atoll
Location 3° 11' N and 2° 45' N
Capital Muli
Government
 • Atoll chief Ahmed Saavi [1]
Population
 • Total 6,459
Letter code K
Dhivehi letter code M (މ)
• Number of islands 33
• Inhabited islands Dhiggaru Kolhufushi Madifushi Maduvvaree Mulah Muli Naalaafushi Raimmandhoo Veyvah
• Uninhabited islands Boahuraa, Dhekunuboduveli, Dhiththudi, Erruh-huraa, Fenboafinolhu, Fenfuraaveli, Gaahuraa, Gasveli, Gongalu Huraa, Haafushi, Hakuraahuraa, Hurasveli, Kekuraalhuveli, Kudadhigandu, Kurali, Kudausfushi, Maahuraa, Maalhaveli, Maausfushi, Medhufushi, Raabandhihuraa, Seedhihuraa, Seedhihuraaveligandu, Thuvaru, Uthuruboduveli, Veriheybe
Resort islands, airports and industrial islands are also considered uninhabited.

Mulaku Atoll or Meemu is an administrative division of the Maldives. It corresponds to the natural atoll of the same name, also known as Mulak Atoll or 'Mulakatolhu'.

There is a mosque of historical value in Kolhufushi Island, but no Buddhist remains have been found on this atoll.

References[edit]

  • Divehi Tārīkhah Au Alikameh. Divehi Bahāi Tārikhah Khidmaiykurā Qaumī Markazu. Reprint 1958 edn. Malé 1990.
  • Divehiraajjege Jōgrafīge Vanavaru. Muhammadu Ibrahim Lutfee. G.Sōsanī.
  • Xavier Romero-Frias, The Maldive Islanders, A Study of the Popular Culture of an Ancient Ocean Kingdom. Barcelona 1999.

Coordinates: 3°00′N 73°30′E / 3.000°N 73.500°E / 3.000; 73.500