National Symbols of Maldives

Maldives is a country in Asia. It shares borders with the following countries: The capital of Maldives is Male.

The official language is Dhivehi and the Maldivian rufiyaa is the currency of the Maldives. The domain is .mv and the country code is +960.

National day is celebrated on 26 Jul 1965. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Maldives is no exception.

In Maldives, Bashi is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Maldivian people. Raa is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Maldives. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Maldivian symbol.

The country was founded by Abu al-Barakat Yusuf al-Barbari. The current president of Maldives is Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.

In Maldives the power plugs and sockets are of type D, G, J, K, L. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Maldivian national anthem was written by Muhammad Jameel Didi and composed by Pandit Wannakuwattawaduge Don Amaradeva.

Country information

Official name(s) Republic of Maldives
Alternative name(s) Republic of the Maldives (official, English), The Maldive Islands
Regional location Southern Asia, group of atolls in the Indian Ocean, south-southwest of India
Country name etymology Scholars believe that the name "Maldives" derives from the Sanskrit maladvipa (मालद्वीप ), meaning "garland of islands".
Climate Tropical; hot, humid; dry, northeast monsoon (November to March); rainy, southwest monsoon (June to August)
Terrain Flat, with white sandy beaches
Population 540,544
National Day 26 Jul 1965
Language(s) Dhivehi
Religion Islam
Country code +960
Literacy rate 98.6%
Currency Maldivian rufiyaa
Capital city Male
ISO MDV
Domain(TLD) .mv
Ethnicity Maldivians
Head of government President
Nationality Maldivian
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 300 km2 (120 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+5 (Maldives Time)
Average elevation 1.8 m (6 ft)
Coastline 644 Km
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Maldives

Flag map of Maldives

Motto of Maldives

Al-Dawlat Al-Mahaldheebiya - "State of the Mahal Dibiyat"

National animal of Maldives

The National animal of Maldives is Yellowfin tuna

National Animal of Maldives - Yellowfin tuna

National flower of Maldives

The National flower of Maldives is Pink Rose. Botanical name is Rosa Polyantha.

National flower of Maldives - Pink Rose

National bird of Maldives

The National bird of Maldives is White-breasted waterhen

National bird of Maldives - White-breasted waterhen

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