The Maldives at a glance
Religion: Predominantly Muslim
Population: 300,000 approx
Currency: Rufiyaa (12.8 = 1$USD approx)
Geography: 298 sqm
Coastline: 644 km
Travel: The capital, Male, has daily international flights, other atolls accessible by boat or seaplane.
Diving: Viz can be upto 50 metres with year round warm waters, reef and drift diving are common. Marine life includes most common indo-pacific species and larger pelagics.