Rakeedhoo (Vaavu Atoll)

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Rakeedhoo
Inhabited island
Rakeedhoo is located in Maldives
Rakeedhoo
Rakeedhoo
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 03°18′55″N 73°28′10″E / 3.31528°N 73.46944°E / 3.31528; 73.46944Coordinates: 03°18′55″N 73°28′10″E / 3.31528°N 73.46944°E / 3.31528; 73.46944
Country Maldives
Administrative atoll Vaavu Atoll
Distance to Malé 95.2 km (59.2 mi)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 106 (including foreigners)
Time zone UTC+05:00 (MST)

Rakeedhoo (Dhivehi: ރަކީދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of Vaavu Atoll.

Geography[edit]

The island is 95.2 km (59 mi; 51 nmi) south of the country's capital, Malé.[2] The land area of the island is 6.2 ha (15 acres) in 2018.[3] The land area is up from about 4 ha (9.9 acres) in 2007.[4] In 2003, the island was described as the smallest of the inhabited islands in the atoll.[5]

Demography[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006 158—    
2014 101−36.1%
2006-2014: Census populations
Source: [6]

Healthcare[edit]

Rakeedhoo has a pharmacy.[7]

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 6 August 2018. 
  2. ^ "Coordinate Distance Calculator". Boulter.com. Retrieved 6 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 16 August 2018. 
  4. ^ "Rakeedhoo". Ministry of Atolls Development. Archived from the original on 30 September 2007. 
  5. ^ "Socio-economic assessment and monitoring of coral reef resources at Vaavu atoll, Maldives" (PDF). Ministry of Fisheries, Agriculture and Marine Resources. p. 9. Retrieved 16 August 2018. 
  6. ^ "Table 3.3: Total Maldivian Population by Islands" (PDF). National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 6 August 2018. 
  7. ^ "Panel of Medical Centers" (PDF). Allied Insurance Company. Retrieved 16 August 2018.