Neykurendhoo (Haa Dhaalu Atoll)

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Neykurendhoo
Inhabited island
Neykurendhoo is located in Maldives
Neykurendhoo
Neykurendhoo
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 06°32′29″N 72°58′45″E / 6.54139°N 72.97917°E / 6.54139; 72.97917Coordinates: 06°32′29″N 72°58′45″E / 6.54139°N 72.97917°E / 6.54139; 72.97917
Country Maldives
Geographic atoll Thiladhummathi Atoll
Administrative atoll Haa Dhaalu Atoll
Distance to Malé 268.16 km (166.63 mi)
Dimensions
 • Length 1.730 km (1.075 mi)
 • Width 1.180 km (0.733 mi)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 743 (including foreigners)
Time zone UTC+05:00 (MST)

Neykurendhoo (Dhivehi: ނޭކުރެންދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of Haa Dhaalu Atoll administrative division and geographically part of Thiladhummathi Atoll in the north of the Maldives.

History[edit]

Neykurendhoo was among the islands severely damaged during the great cyclone of 1821 that hit the northern atolls of the Maldives. This was during the reign of Sultan Muhammad Mueenuddeen I.

Geography[edit]

The island is 268.16 km (167 mi; 145 nmi) north of the country's capital, Malé.[2]

Demography[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006 835—    
2014 711−14.9%
2006-2014: Census populations
Source: [3]

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. 33. Retrieved 9 August 2018. 
  2. ^ "Coordinate Distance Calculator". Boulter.com. Retrieved 9 August 2018. 
  3. ^ "Table 3.3: Total Maldivian Population by Islands" (PDF). National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 9 August 2018.