Maldives - MV

Name Maldives (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes MV / MDV
Continent Asia
Continent code AS
Capital Male
Area 300
DD coordinates 1.977247 / 73.536103
DMS coordinates 1°58'38.09" N / 73°32'9.97" E
UTM coordinates 43N 337183.5056654 218617.83814314
Total cities 25
Flag of Maldives

Maldives on map

Maldives is a part of the Asia continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Maldives, is MV.

It's territory covers an area of 300 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Male, the capital city of Maldives. On nationwide level, Maldivian is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Maldivians. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather left-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 93 km of roadways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 960 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use MVR as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Maldives live according to the Indian/Maldives time zone, which is also the one used in Male.

More about Maldives

Official languages Maldivian
Nationalities Maldivians
Road traffic Left
Domain zone .mv
Phone codes 960
Currencies MVR
Life expectancy males Ø 77,2 years
Life expectancy females Ø 80,5 years
Birthrate 14,2 ‰
Deathrate 2,8 ‰
Males/Females 63,3%/36,7%


GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 3739,3 M $
Importations 4101,3 M $
Tourism receipts 3,17 bn $
Unemployment rate 7,2%
Inflation rate 0,22%
Corruption index 43 (bad)
Energy consumption 373,9 M kWh

Land use

0% Urban areas 0 km²
26% Agricultural areas 79 km²
3% Forest 10 km²
70% Others 211 km²


Roadways 93 km
Commercial harbors 62
Airports 16

Maldives cities by first letter

Filter by starting letters of the city (cities - 25):

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
SLV Flag of El Salvador El Salvador North America San Salvador 17403 km
GTM Flag of Guatemala Guatemala North America Guatemala City 17354 km
CRI Flag of Costa Rica Costa Rica North America San Jose 17237 km
NIC Flag of Nicaragua Nicaragua North America Managua 17140 km
MEX Flag of Mexico Mexico North America Mexico City 17137 km
HND Flag of Honduras Honduras North America Tegucigalpa 17114 km
BLZ Flag of Belize Belize North America Belmopan 17102 km
PAN Flag of Panama Panama North America Panama City 16872 km
ECU Flag of Ecuador Ecuador South America Quito 16867 km
PCN Flag of Pitcairn Islands Pitcairn Islands Oceania - 16592 km
ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
LKA Flag of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Asia Colombo 1029 km
SYC Flag of Seychelles Seychelles Africa Victoria 2142 km
IND Flag of India India Asia - 2353 km
OMN Flag of Oman Oman Asia Muscat 2892 km
MUS Flag of Mauritius Mauritius Africa - 3013 km
CCK Flag of Cocos [Keeling] Islands Cocos [Keeling] Islands Asia - 3017 km
BGD Flag of Bangladesh Bangladesh Asia Dhaka 3017 km
SOM Flag of Somalia Somalia Africa Mogadishu 3053 km
NPL Flag of Nepal Nepal Asia Kathmandu 3145 km
MMR Flag of Myanmar [Burma] Myanmar [Burma] Asia Naypyidaw 3155 km

There are many ways to find how far is Maldives (MV) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Maldives to Haversine
North pole 9788 km 6082 mil
Equator 8178 km 5082 mil
South pole 10227 km 6355 mil

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People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Maldives and El Salvador is 17403 kilometers or 10813 miles.
The most smallest distances between Maldives and Sri Lanka is 1029 kilometers or 640 miles.
We found information about 25 cities.
The capital of MV is Male with population in 2022 over 133019 people.
The area of Maldives (MV) is 300 square kilometers.
Yes, Maldives is part of the continent of Asia.
Official name of MV is The Republic of Maldives.
Maldives has approximately 16 airports.