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Republic of Maldives (Maldives)


Also known as: Malediven (Deutsch), Maldivas (español, Português), les Maldives (français), Maldive (Italiano), Malediwy (polski), 馬爾代夫 (正體中文), モルディブ (日本語), Insulae Maldivae (latine)

Continent: South and East Asia

Capital: Malé

Area: 298 km²

Population: 392,709

Religions: Sunni Muslim (official)

Languages: Dhivehi (official, dialect of Sinhala, script derived from Arabic), English (spoken by most government officials)

Ethnic Groups: South Indians, Sinhalese, Arabs

Neighbouring Countries: India India, ↗ Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, ↓ British Indian Ocean Territory British Indian Ocean Territory

Circumscriptions (1): Metr. Archdioceses (1)

Roman Rite (1): Colombo

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