Male


Male

Chief atoll (pop., 2006: 92,555) and capital of the Maldives. Located in the centre of the Maldives, it comprises two groups of islets: North Male and South Male. It has central courts, a government hospital, an international airport, and public and private schools and is a trade and tourist centre.

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