Draft:List of islands of the Maldives by area

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_Thanks for merging. I didn't think of that. -Submitter- RAAISn (talk) 05:56, 21 March 2019 (UTC)


This list ranks the top 10 islands of the Maldives by area. Some islands in the Maldives, although geographically one island, are divided into two administrative islands. For example, Gan and Maandhoo in Laamu Atoll. For such cases, this list ranks the entire (combined) area of the geographical island. Inland water bodies such as lakes and ponds are included in the total area.

Rank Island Atoll Total area (km2)[1] Total area (sq mi) Population (2014)[2]
1 Gan-Maandhoo Laamu 7.3 2.81 2,809 (Gan)
2 Hithadhoo Seenu 5.4 2.08 10,398
3 Fuvahmulah Gnaviyani 4.9 1.89 8,095
4 Hulhumalé Kaafu 4.0 1.54 14,843
5 Hulhumeedhoo Seenu 3.9 1.50 3,113 (Combined)
6 Isdhoo-Kalaidhoo Laamu 3.6 1.38 1,461 (Combined)
7 Gan Seenu 3.3 1.27 -
8 Hanimaadhoo Haa Dhaalu 3.1 1.19 1,618
9 Hulhulé Kaafu 3.0 1.15 -
10 Filladhoo-Dhapparu Haa Alif 2.6 1.00 562 (Filladhoo)

Notes[edit]

The combined area of Malé, Hulhulé and Hulhumalé exceeds 9 km2, which surpasses the area of the largest natural island in the Maldives. However, these three as a whole are considered to be a city, not an island.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maldives Geographical Land Area Survey 2019". 13 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Maldives 2014 Census - National Bureau of Statistics" (PDF).