Maldives Economy

Maldives Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax system Basic data According to cheeroutdoor.com, Maldives is in the list of middle income countries. The outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic has had a severe impact on the country’s economy, which is dependent on international trade and travel. However, since the middle of […]

Maldives Visa

Maldives Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Country directory Maldives Tourists arriving for up to 30 days do not need a visa. The visa is affixed to the passport upon arrival free of charge, valid for 30 days from the date of entry into the country. Citizens of the Russian Federation can visit the Maldives without […]

History in Maldives

History in Maldives

The first settlers sailed to the archipelago from the island of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and from southern India around 500 BC. BC. But there is a version that the islands located at the intersection of trade routes attracted the attention of the great nations of navigators as early as the second millennium BC. The Maldivians […]

Attractions of Maldives

Attractions of Maldives

The Maldives form a kind of atolls, the largest of them has a length of 69 km from north to south. The capital of the state – the city of Male lies on the northern island of this atoll. Despite its size (1.8 sq. km), Male is the most populous capital in the world. The […]

MALDIVES State Flag

Maldives State Facts

  CAPITAL Male STATE STRUCTURE Presidential republic INTERNAL DIVISION The country is divided into 20 island groups SQUARE 298 km² CLIMATE subequatorial monsoon OFFICIAL LANGUAGE Maldivian (Dhivehi) CURRENCY Rufiya POPULATION 402 thousand NATIONAL COMPOSITION The vast majority of the population are descendants of immigrants from South Asia and the Middle East. A number of Indians, […]

Maldives History

Maldives History and Geography

History The first residents probably arrived in the archipelago from Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and southern India before 500 BC. It is believed that as early as 2000 BC the islands were located at the crossroads of trade routes of various maritime nations. The Maldives maintain that an ancient people of sun worshipers, the Redin, were the first residents of the islands, and […]