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

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Maldives facts

1. Independence from Great Britain was obtained on July 26, 1965.
2. The population density is 1321 people / km2.
3. The country is 1,050 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Islam, 99.4%.
5. There are no rivers or lakes in this country.
6. The full name of the country – the Republic of Maldives.
7. The economy of Maldives is based mainly on tourism.
8. Political system – republic.
9. The highest peak is located on the Wilingili Island (2.3 m above sea level). He has no name.
10. The average temperature is in January 27 °C, in July 28 °C.
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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.

Author: Turyst

14. 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.

15. To tell the world the problem of sinking states in a telling way, in 2000 President Nasheed, together with ministers in diving suits, organized the first ever governmental deliberation of the government.

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

Author: MR

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

Author: ciekawy

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

Author: Kara

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

Author: Pogodynka

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

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

Author: Daria

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

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

Author: AlkoWorld

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

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

26. The average IQ level is 81.

Author: EduKacJa

27. The national tree is coconut palm.

Author: Alma

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

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

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

Author: AutoMania

31. In this country, more than 61,400 motor vehicles are registered (180 vehicles per 1 000 inhabitants).

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

Author: AutoMania

33. 18% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

Author: Durga

34. In this country there are over 88 km of paved roads (0.0001% of all roads in the world).

Author: Marlène

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

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

Author: NET

37. The national top-level domain is .mv . There are over 890 websites with such an extension.

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

Author: http

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

Author: Vinamra

40. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $2,555,000,000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $4,600,000,000 .

41. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 24.4% GDP, or around: $625 860 000 < ,
      – 2018 of the year was 25.6% GDP, or around: $1,177,600,000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $3 451.

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

Author: Komornik

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

Author: VViki

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

Author: Reebeka

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

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

Author: weather

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

Author: medi

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

Author: Wilga

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

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

Author: Nadia

51. 10 women give birth to 17 children on average

Author: Nadia

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

53. 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.

54. 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).

Author: Sara19

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

Author: Liliana

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

Author: Szymon 

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

Author: Statyk

58. 65 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

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

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

Author: Statyk

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

62. The work week is 48 hours.

63. 29% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

Author: Statyk

64. 9 km2 of the country is covered by forests (3%)

Author: Statyk

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

Author: Daria

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

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

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

Author: Fan%

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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

What is the largest lake in Maldives?
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What is the national dish?
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Which Maldives has national colors?
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What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
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What is the national sport?
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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 motto of this country?
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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