Maldives

Where is it?

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Geography

    

Continent:
Asia
Area:
300 sq km OR 116 sq mi
Coastline:
644 km OR 400 mi
Elevation extremes:
lowest point: 0 m OR 0 ft
highest point: 2 m OR 7 ft

    

Population

    

Population:
363,657 (2010)
Population growth rate:
1.69% (2010)
Population density:
1,212 per sq km OR 3,140 per sq mi
Urban vs Rural Population:
Urban: 45.50%
Rural: 54.50%
Life Expectancy:
74.45 (2010)
Infant Mortality:
27.45 (2010)
Birth Rate:
22 per 1000 (2010)
Death Rate:
3.5 per 1000 (2010)
Overall Literacy:
99% (2010)
Male Literacy:
99% (2010)
Female Literacy:
99% (2010)

    

Government

    

Capital:
Mal
Official Language(s):
Dhivehi

    

Economy

    

GDP Per Capita:
$12,400
Currency:
Maldivian rufiyaa

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