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Capital : Male
Language :  Maldivian
Currency :  Maldivian rufiyaa
Population : 344 023
Area : 300 km2

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Maldives facts

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1. Over 61,400 motor vehicles are registered in this country (180 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

2. The national top-level domain is .mv . There are over 890 websites with this extension.

3. The most popular pages with the extension .mv are google.mv, haveeru.com.mv and www.sun.mv.

4. The country has more than 88 km of paved roads (0.0001% of all roads in the world).

5. To tell the world the problem of drowning countries in a meaningful way, in 2000 President Nasheed, together with ministers in diving suits organized the first underwater government deliberation in history.

6. Full name of the country – Republic of Maldives.

7. Political system – republic.

8. The average temperature is 27 ° C in January and 28 ° C in July.


Geography in Maldives

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1. Maldives can disappear from the face of the Earth in 100 years

2. During heavy rains it is enough that the tide wave will rise by a few centimeters so that the areas are flooded for a few hundred meters inland.

3. It is an island country, no land borders.

4. It is the only country in the world that by 2020 plans to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide to zero.

5. It is one of 11 countries in the world where no negative temperature has ever been recorded.

6. The country is 1,050 times smaller than Poland.

7. There are no rivers or lakes in this country.

8. The highest peak is located on the Wilingili Island (2.3 m above sea level). He has no name.

9. There are 70 km2 of agricultural land in Maldives (23% of the country).

10. 9 km2 of the country is covered by forests (3%)

11. No piece of land in this country protrudes more than 2.3 meters above the level of the Indian Ocean. The average land height is only 1.5 m above sea level.

12. A golf course floating on the water was built in the Maldives. Three artificial islands are connected by underwater tunnels.

13. One third of the country lies below the ocean level. These areas are inhabited by 60% of the country’s population.

69. The closest capital city in a straight line from Male is Sri Jayavardanapura Kotte (Sri Lanka) – 770 km.

70. The furthest capital in a straight line from Male is Mexico (Mexico) – 17288 km.


Finance in Maldives

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1. The minimum wage is fixed only in the government sector and amounts to 3,100 rupees per month (data from 2014).

2. The amount of income tax in the Maldives ranges from 8% to 15%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 15%, and for companies 15% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 6% (2018).

5. The level of inflation in 2018 is 0.3%.

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 2,565,000,000 (PLN 10,978,200,000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 4,600,000,000 (PLN 19,688,000,000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 year was 24.4% of GDP, which is about: $ 625 860 000 (PLN 2 678 680 800),
2018 year was 25.6% GDP, i.e. around: $ 1,177,600,000 (PLN 5,040 128,000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 3,451 (PLN 14,769).

8. Foreign debt at the beginning of …
2014 was around: $ 793 600,000 ,
2018 year is around: $ 1,188,000,000 .

9. The economy of Maldives is based mainly on tourism.

10. The country has over $627 000 000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.0053% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).


Law in Maldives

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1. The highest permitted speed of travel on roads is 30 km / h.

2. Zero tolerance for drivers driving a car “by glass”. You must have 0.0 promil.

3. In this country there is left-hand traffic.

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 15%, and for companies 15% (2018).

5. The tax on goods and services is 6% (2018).

6. In this country there is no age limit for people who are getting married.

7. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 13 days.


Education in Maldives

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 7 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 81.

4. In this country there are 0.7% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 2,389 people).


Work in Maldives

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1. The minimum wage is fixed only in the government sector and amounts to 3,100 rupees per month (data from 2014).

2. The amount of income tax in the Maldives ranges from 8% to 15%.

3. The unemployment rate is 5% (data from 2018).

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 15%, and for companies 15% (2018).

5. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 13 days.

6. The work week is 48 hours.


Best in Maldives

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1. In this country there is a record high divorce rate of nearly 11 divorces per 1000 inhabitants.

2. Maldives are the country where the highest number of divorces in the world comes (11 divorces per 1000).

3. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

4. It is the only country in the world that by 2020 plans to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide to zero.

5. The highest peak is located on the Wilingili Island (2.3 m above sea level). He has no name.

6. The lowest temperature: 18.2 °C was measured at Hanimaadhoo.

7. The highest temperature: 34.2 °C was measured in Male.


Society in Maldives

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1. In Maldives, an average adult consumes about 1.2 liters of pure alcohol per year.

2. The most is drinking spirit – 42%, then wine – 29%, and beer – 29%.

3. In 2013, 12 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

4. 18% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

5. The average IQ level is 81.

6. In this country there is a record high divorce rate of nearly 11 divorces per 1000 inhabitants.

7. In this country, women have their first child on average 23.9 years old.

8. On average, a woman gives birth to 1.7 children.

9. In this country over 236,000 (2015) 340,000 (2018) people have access to the internet ( about 100% of the population).

10. About 228,000 (2015) 320,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

11. The population density is 1321 people / km2.

12. The main religion is Islam, 99.4%.

13. The average age of people living in this country is 27.4 years old.

14. The country is around:
72 000 people (21.05%) in the age range 0-14 years.
255 000 people (74.63%) in the age range 15-64 years.
14 700 people (4.32%) over 65 years old.

15. In this country, about 5,400 children are born each year (1.6% of the population), and about 1,300 people die (0.4% of the population).

16. 65 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

17. 29% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

18. In the Maldives, more people are killed as a result of a coconut hit than by an attack of sea creatures.

19. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 14 cigarettes a month.

20. The average life expectancy in this country is 75.6 years (women – 76.5 years and men – 74.6 years).


Symbols of Maldives

1. The national tree is coconut palm.


History of Maldives

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1. Independence from Great Britain was obtained on July 26, 1965.

2. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1932.

3. He joined the United Nations on September 21, 1965.


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What is the highest peak in Maldives?

The highest peak in Maldives is the unnamed hill on the Wilingili island (2 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Maldives?

The largest river in Maldives is Pahang, 434 km.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders the Maldives?

It is an island country, no terrestrial borders.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 27.4 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is fixed only in the government sector and amounts to 3,100 rupees per month (data from 2014).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Maldives?

The population density is 1145 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 34.2 ° C was measured in Male.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: 18.2 ° C was measured at Hanimaadhoo.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

Only tourists can buy alcohol for 18 years.

answer: Marta