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Where Is Maldeep Situated?

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Maldeep is situated in the Indian Ocean. Maldeep is actually another name used for the Maldives according to information found online.

For more information about Maldeep you will have to look up information on the Maldives. This link offers some information: Www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/mv.htm

  • The Maldives
The Maldives are a group of 1,200 islands and these islands are separated by coral. The islands lie to the north of the equator, but just barely. Only about 200 of the islands are inhabited. None of the islands is above 7.8 feet sea level.
The capital of the Maldives is Male. The capital is located at 4 degrees 10'N 73 degrees 30' E. The Maldives have been independent since 1965, when they gained independence from British rule.

  • Population
The total area of the islands is 298km squared. A population of 396,334 exists on the island. It is estimated that revenue in the islands is $2.734 billion mostly based on tourism.

  • Currency
The currency is the Maldivian Rufiyaa and the time zone is UTC +5. The Maldives were built on coral and rock formations over time. There are 26 coral atolls in the chain of islands forming a double chain in the Indian Ocean. Maldeep or Maldives is 250 miles from India and 435 miles from Sri Lanka.

Maldives is considered the smallest Asian country. This is based on population and land. The lowest point is at 2.3 meters. There is much concern that the country is sinking; as the lowest point in the world has recently become lower.

  • Tsunami
The country was affected by a Tsunami in 2004. They are also trying to create a more democratic nation. Tourism is the main source of economy for them, thus hotels, resorts, private rentals and water sports are where most of the population can find jobs. Scuba diving and snorkeling are some of the best in the world around the Maldives.

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