The Maldives, a group of about 1,200 islands, separated into a series of coral atolls, is just north of the Equator in the Indian Ocean. Only 200 of the islands are inhabited.
Male is the capital of Maldives which is shown on the Maldives Map by a red square box. The nearest airport is located at Hulhule and is known as the Male International Airport. Male is located on the coordinates of 4° 10' North and 73° 30' East latitude and longitude respectively.
Area: total 300 sq km
Land 300 sq km
Water 0 sq km
Area – comparative About 1.7 times the size of Washington, DC
Land boundaries 0 km
Coastline 644 km Location Map
Maldives is located in southern Asia. It is a group of atolls found in the Indian Ocean. Maldives lies on the coordinates of 3° 15' North latitude and 73° East longitude. It is situated in the south-southwest of India. Maldives covers an area of about 300 sq km.