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Country: Republic of Maldives

Georgian transcript: მალდივები (მალდივის რესპუბლიკა)

Capital: Malé (მალე)

Continent: Asia

Official language: Dhivehi (Maldivian)

Recognised language: English

Religion: Islam (mandated by law)

Government: Unitary presidential republic

Independence: 26 July 1965 (from the UK)

Member of the Commonwealth of Nations: 1982 (joined as a special member; full member since 1985)

Population: 543 917 (2021)

Demonym: Maldivian

Currency: Maldivian rufiyaa (MVR) (მალდივური რუფია)

Driving side: left

Time zone: UTC +5:00 (Maldives Time)

Date format: dd/mm/yyyy

Calling code: +960

Internet TLD: .mv

Website: Ministry of TourismGovernment of Maldives

Neighbouring country: None


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