Maldives Country in South Asia information and photo #Maldives – Maldives flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. The Maldives is a tropical nation in the Indian Ocean composed of 26 coral atolls, which are made up of hundreds of islands. It’s known for its beaches, blue lagoons and extensive reefs. The capital, Malé, has a busy fish market, restaurants and shops on Majeedhee Magu and 17th-century Hukuru Miskiy (also known as Old Friday Mosque) made of coral stone.
Dialing code: +960
President: Abdulla Yameen
Population: 345,023 (2013) World Bank
Official language: Dhivehi