Rinbudhoo (Dhaalu Atoll)

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Rin'budhoo
Inhabited island
Rin'budhoo is located in Maldives
Rin'budhoo
Rin'budhoo
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 02°55′30″N 72°53′45″E / 2.92500°N 72.89583°E / 2.92500; 72.89583Coordinates: 02°55′30″N 72°53′45″E / 2.92500°N 72.89583°E / 2.92500; 72.89583
CountryMaldives
Administrative atollDhaalu Atoll
Distance to Malé154.12 km (95.77 mi)
Dimensions
 • Length0.950 km (0.590 mi)
 • Width0.325 km (0.202 mi)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total277 (including foreigners)
Time zoneUTC+05:00 (MST)

Rinbudhoo Jewellers island (Dhivehi: ރިނބުދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of Dhaalu Atoll. People of Rinbudhoo are among the most skilled silver and goldsmiths in the Maldives. The islanders earn money in several ways like fishing, jewellery making, construction works etc. Rinbudhoo island was affected by the 2004 tsunami and 2 people were dead.

Geography[edit]

The island is 154.12 km (96 mi; 83 nmi) southwest of the country's capital, Malé.[2]

Demography[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006 207—    
2014 255+23.2%
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. 35. Retrieved 7 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Coordinate Distance Calculator". Boulter.com. Retrieved 7 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Table 3.3: Total Maldivian Population by Islands" (PDF). National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 7 August 2018.