What is the Latitude and Longitude on Maldives?
Latitude of Maldives is:3.25 and Longitude of Maldives is: 73
Maldives is an archipelago of islands located in the Indian Ocean. It is an island country and has 26 atolls, which are part of the Lakshadweep-Maldives-Chagos Group. There are close to 1200 hundred islands in this archipelago out of which only 200 have a permanent population. In respect to the population and the land area, Maldives is the smallest country in Asia. The total area to which Maldives is spread across is only 298 square kilometres with a total population of 396,334.
The geographical coordinates of Maldives are 3.25 North and 73 East. The beautiful coral reefs and sand bars characterize the coral islands of the country. Maldives is also the lowest country in the world with its most elevated peak being in the island of Willingli at a height of only 8 feet. Malé is the capital city of Maldives.
The tropical hot climate of Maldives is moderated by the cool breeze flowing from the Indian Ocean. While the temperature may rise up to 35 C in summers, winters are cooler and milder.
Tourists flock the Island of Maldives throughout the year and it would be obvious to state that the economy of Maldives is largely dependent on its tourism industry. The fishing industry though has served the country's economy for years and it still generates large revenues for the country. The culture of the country is ddeply influenced by that of South India and neighbouring Sri Lanka.
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