Maldives Description

Maldives
Maldives rightly earned the reputation of paradise and you will not be disappointed if the paradise for you - endless white beaches, sinking in tropical greenery and clear lagoons, sparkling in the sun. If you love diving, you will not leave indifferent stunning coral reefs and rich marine life of the archipelago ...

The island nation of Maldives is 700 km. the south-west of Sri Lanka, in the equatorial waters of the Indian Ocean. Two almost parallel chain of islands fringed by coral reefs, and lying on a relatively small distance from each other, stretch for 820 km. from north to south. In all there are 1,196 islands, which form 26 atolls, of which only 199 are inhabited and about 100 - are open to visitors. Total area of about 90 thousand square meters. km., sushi - only 298 square. km.

Capital - male (73 thousand inhabitants) - is the main administrative and commercial center of the country, through which all communication with the outside world.

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