Male, the island capital of the Maldives, is to get a second manmade beach as part of a project to beautify the highly developed island.

Male, the capital of the Maldives.
Male, the capital of the Maldives.

Almost every square metre of space on the island is covered by houses or roads, and the island has a population density of more than 53,000 people per square kilometre, more than Delhi or Kolkata. The new beach on the western waterfront will feature a swimming area, a fishing pier, a waterfront park, cafés, a new waterfront residential complex and a fort; beach dive sites will be developed off shore. Read more: maldivesindependent.com

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