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Country Code : 960 
ISO Code : MDV
Currency : Maldives Rufiyaa

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Welcome to Maldives

Introducing Maldives

Maldives is a magic land which will make everyone fall in love with her.Visitors head to the Maldives for beautiful beaches, diving and other basic tropical island activities. Maldivian provide a launching point from which to the very end we can enjoy the islands rich rewards, like their gorgeous underwater coral formations and abundance of sea creatures, including whales, turtles, manta rays and sharks. It has 26 natural atolls and 1,000 islands uniformly perfect white sand washed by turquoise lagoons, the water bath temperature. Tourism was established in 1970, but now t   More more

Maldives is a magic land which will make everyone fall in love with her.Visitors head to the Maldives for beautiful beaches, diving and other basic tropical island activities. Maldivian provide a launching point from which to the very end we can enjoy the islands rich rewards, like their gorgeous underwater coral formations and abundance of sea creatures, including whales, turtles, manta rays and sharks. It has 26 natural atolls and 1,000 islands uniformly perfect white sand washed by turquoise lagoons, the water bath temperature. Tourism was established in 1970, but now the major industry of the Maldives. Maldives nearest neighbors are Sri Lanka and India, both of which have had cultural and economic ties with Maldives for centuries. The Maldives provided the main source of cowrie shells, then used as a currency throughout Asia and parts of the East African coast. The focus of the Maldives tourism industry on the luxury market means that some of the best hotels in the country houses around the world.The British, Dutch and Muslim influences which have created the modern Maldivian culture are of some interest for the tourist. But really, the best idea is to just stick to the sand and take the rays of the sun. More than 80 per cent of the countrys land, composed of coral islands scattered over an area about 850 km across the equator, is less than one meter above the sea level. The limited vegetation and land wildlife is supplemented by the abundance of marine life. The waters around the Maldives are abundant in rare species of biological and commercial value, with tuna fisheries being traditionally one of the main commercial resources of the country. The Maldives have an amazing diversity of sea life, with corals and over 2,000 species of fish, ranging from reef fish to reef sharks, moray eels, and a wide variety of rays Manta rays Stingray and Eagle ray. The Maldivian waters are also home for the whale shark. Male, a small island around 1 Km long and 2 Km wide, is a vibrant place pulsating with life and is the capital of Maldives. Male is dotted with many aesthetically built mosques, broad roads and salubrious parks. The grand National Museum is a landmark place in Male situated in the Sultans Park. The museum is a relic of the previous Sultans Palace. Naifaru is a romantic island and tourists will adore the view of the blue sea, white silver beaches and the sand mountains that are found here. Seenu Atoll -Previously an air force base, the picturesque Seenu Atoll is known as the Second City of the Maldives. Seenu Atoll is indisputably one of the major tourist destinations in Maldives. If you are a person driven by wanderlust, you must visit Maldives to witness the vibrant hues of the sea, the magnificent monuments, the palm-laced beaches, the exotic spas and many fascinating tourist spots. Maldives is also an ideal place for those fond of water adventures like snorkeling, scuba diving, undersea coral watching, water scooters, windsurfing etc. Maldives is a place known for its enchanting atolls and enjoy the many exciting recreational options. Two seasons dominate Maldives weather the dry season associated with the winter northeastern monsoon and the rainy season which brings strong winds and storms. The shift from the moist southwest monsoon to the dry northeast monsoon occurs during April and May. During this period, the northeast winds contribute to the formation of the northeast monsoon, which reaches Maldives in the beginning of June and lasts until the end of August.   More less

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