Area

90,000 sq km (above water 298 sq km)

Currency

Maldivian rufiyaa (Rf)

If Maldives Were 100 People

  • 49 would live in the atolls
  • 39 would live in Male
  • 12 would work in North & South Male Atoll

Language Spoken

Dhivehi; English is widely spoken.

Population

392,700

Percentage: Religon

  • 100 Sunni Muslim

Population per Sq Km

  • Maldives: 1102
  • India: 445
  • UK: 268

Time

Maldives Standard Time (GMT/UTC plus five hours)