Largest City: Male
Area: 300 km2
Population: Approx. 393,253
Currency: Maldivan Rufiyaa (MVR)
Calling Code: +960
Official Language: Maldivan Dhivehi, English
Flight: Sri Lankan Airlines & Maldivian
Time Difference: It is 5.00 hours ahead of GMT. So if it is 12:00 noon at London then it is 5.00pm at Maldives.
VISA: On arrival visa for Bangladeshis.
Maldives is a island country, a combination of 1,192 Coral Islands. Most of the parts of Maldives were unknown to tourists until the early 1970s. Just 185 of the islands are home to its 300,000 inhabitants. Rest of the Islands are fully for economic functions, of that tourism and agriculture are dominant.
This island country is very popular as luxury destination for honeymoon couples. Generally tourists stay here three to four nights. Some tourists stay even more but at least two nights should be a must.