Maldives Independence Day
The Maldives officially the Republic of Maldives is a small peninsular island country in South Asia located in the Arabian Sea. Is. The Indian Ocean. It is located in the southwest of Sri Lanka and India, about 700 km (430 miles) from the mainland of the Asian continent. There are 26 atolls in the chain from Ivanandhippolhu ATOL in the north to Adu atol in the south. Covering an area of approximately 29,298 sq km (115 sq mi), the Maldives is the smallest Asian country in terms of land area and population, along with the geographically dispersed sovereign states of the world, with approximately 515,696 inhabitants. Are Mal is the capital and most populous city, traditionally called “Kings Island” where ancient royal families ruled for its central location.