Thinadhoo (Vaavu Atoll)

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Thinadhoo
Thinadhoo is located in Maldives
Thinadhoo
Thinadhoo
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 03°29′20″N 73°32′21″E / 3.48889°N 73.53917°E / 3.48889; 73.53917Coordinates: 03°29′20″N 73°32′21″E / 3.48889°N 73.53917°E / 3.48889; 73.53917
CountryMaldives
Administrative atollVaavu Atoll
Distance to Malé75.97 km (47.21 mi)
Dimensions
 • Length0.630 km (0.391 mi)
 • Width0.200 km (0.124 mi)
Population
 (2014)[1]
 • Total152 (including foreigners)
Time zoneUTC+05:00 (MST)

Thinadhoo (Dhivehi: ތިނަދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of Vaavu Atoll in the Maldives.

The island is widely used for tourism and guest house business is rapidly increasing in the island.

Geography[edit]

The island is 75.97 km (47 mi; 41 nmi) south of the country's capital, Malé.[2] The land area of the island is 12.7 ha (31 acres) in 2018.[3] The land area is up from about 9.1 ha (22 acres) in 2007.[4]

Demography[edit]

In 2003, the island was described as the least populated of the inhabited islands in the atoll.[5]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006 55—    
2014 73+32.7%
2006-2014: Census populations
Source: [6]


Healthcare[edit]

Thinadhoo 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 5 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. ^ "Thinadhoo". 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.