Main Facts About Maldives

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Currency
The Maldives has a non-convertible currency – Maldivian Rufiyaa – this cannot be purchased beforehand. One Rufiyaa is 100 Laari and is available in 500, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 Rufiyaa notes. The US Dollar is accepted as legal tender throughout the Maldives.
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Language
Dhivehi, the local Maldivian language is unique to the archipelago. It's an Indo-Aryan language descended mainly from the Sri Lankan language, Sinhala with various words and grammar adapted from other cultures that have visited or used the islands as anchorage.
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Weather
Maldives is characterized by a warm and humid tropical monsoon climate with an annual mean temperature of 28°C. The islands experience little variation in temperatures throughout the year.
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Power Plugs
For the Maldives there are six associated plug types, C, D, G, J, K and L, which are displayed below. The Maldives operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz.
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Population
According to the latest data from the United Nations, the population of Maldives as of Wednesday, November 30, 2022 is 563,454. This data was elaborated by Worldometer, an independent statistics agency. It is important to note that population data can change over time due to various factors such as migration, birth rates, and death rates. However, this data provides a snapshot of the current population of Maldives as of November 30, 2022.
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Fun Fact
The Maldives is a hub for diverse marine life, and one of the most remarkable species that can be found in its waters is the whale shark. The whale shark is the largest fish in the ocean, and it is a popular attraction for visitors to the Maldives who are interested in marine life. The Maldives is known for its crystal-clear waters and rich marine ecosystem, which is home to a wide range of coral reefs, fish, and other marine life. In addition to the whale shark, visitors to the Maldives can also see other species such as manta rays, dolphins, and a variety of colorful fish. Whether you are a diving enthusiast or just enjoy exploring the underwater world, the Maldives is a great place to visit. Its rich marine life and beautiful beaches make it a truly unique and special destination.