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Outline Of Maldives
... provided as an overview of and topical guide to the Maldives The Republic of Maldives, commonly known as the Maldive Islands or the Maldives, is an island nation comprising a ... The Maldives is located south of India's Lakshadweep islands, and about seven hundred kilometres (435 mi) south-west of Sri Lanka ... The twenty-six atolls of Maldives' encompass a territory featuring 1,192 islets, two hundred and fifty islands of which are inhabited ...
Atolls Of The Maldives - Neighboring Island Groups
... The Maldive atolls are part of the long submerged mountain range that extends from the Laccadives, or Lakshadweep, in the north, to the Chagos in the south ... The Laccadives are different in structure from the Maldives ... In the south of Maldives the Chagos Archipelago is known as Hollhavai (Fōlhavahi in official Divehi) ...
United Suvadive Republic - Secession of The Suvadives
... again, the officials of the Government of the Maldive Islands were forced to retreat to the safety of the British barracks ... However, the Maldive government reacted by sending a fully armed gunboat to Huvadhu, commanded by prime minister Ibrahim Nasir himself, and threatened the secessionist leaders ... However, the other two small atolls were spared the Maldive government's reaction ...
Maldive Fish
... Maldive fish is cured tuna fish traditionally produced in Maldives ... as well as of the Sri Lankan cuisine, and in the past it was one of the main exports from Maldives to Sri Lanka, where it is known as umbalakaḍa (උමිබලකඩ) ... The abundant sea harvest of the Indian Ocean around the Atolls of the Maldives yields many pelagic fishes, like skipjack, yellowfin tuna, little tunny (known locally ...
SS Empire Balham - History - Postwar
... National Shipping Corp (Ceylon) Ltd, and renamed Maldive Star ... In June 1959, Ceylon sent a shipment of arms to the Maldives ... of hundreds of armed men aboard the Maldive Star to the Fua Mulaku and Huvadhu Atolls during the Suvadive Rebellion of 1963 ...

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