Muli, Meemu Atoll

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Muli
Muli is located in Maldives
Muli
Muli
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 2°55′18.84″N 73°34′52.9″E / 2.9219000°N 73.581361°E / 2.9219000; 73.581361Coordinates: 2°55′18.84″N 73°34′52.9″E / 2.9219000°N 73.581361°E / 2.9219000; 73.581361
CountryMaldives
Administrative atollMeemu Atoll
Distance to Malé138.83 km (86.26 mi)
Dimensions
 • Length1.525 km (0.948 mi)
 • Width0.600 km (0.373 mi)
Population
 (2014)[1]
 • Total860 (including foreigners)
Time zoneUTC+05:00 (MST)

Muli (Dhivehi: މުލި) is the capital of Meemu Atoll, and the proposed capital for the Medhu Province of the Maldives in the Indian Ocean.

History[edit]

Muli was one of the ten Maldivian islands worst affected by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami.[2]

Geography[edit]

The island is 138.83 km (86 mi; 75 nmi) south of the country's capital, Malé.[3] The land area of the island was described as being 37.4 ha (92 acres) in 2018.[4] However, in 2017, a land reclamation scheme was completed, which increased the land area by 40 ha (99 acres),[5] but which may not be reflected by the latter-dated figure.

Demography[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006 746—    
2014 776+4.0%
2006-2014: Census populations
Source: [6]

Healthcare[edit]

Muli has a pharmacy.[7] Has Regional Hospital with specialist like Gynecologist, Peadiatrician, General Surgeon, Aneasthetist and General Medical officers, Dental officer, Physical Therapist . Other facilities like X-ray, Laboratory services also available .Mulee Physical Therapy department is one of best in Maldives, patients are visiting from near by Island and from other Atoll too take a good therapy from here.

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. ^ "Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the post-tsunami reconstruction of Vilafushi Island in Thaa Atoll" (PDF). EDC. October 2005. p. 9. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 July 2006.
  3. ^ "Coordinate Distance Calculator". Boulter.com. Retrieved 7 August 2018.
  4. ^ "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 16 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Evosun Completes Maldives Land Reclamation Scheme". Dredging Today. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Table 3.3: Total Maldivian Population by Islands" (PDF). National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 7 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Panel of Medical Centers" (PDF). Allied Insurance Company. Retrieved 16 August 2018.