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Interesting & Fun Facts About Maldives

Maldives has a lot to offer to its vacationers, but here are some things you might have never heard of before.

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Water work

The world’s first underwater cabinet was held in Maldives, and this was done to raise awareness of the drastic climate changes and rising of ocean levels.
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The world’s first underwater cabinet was held in Maldives, and this was done to raise awareness of the drastic climate changes and rising of ocean levels.

Exiled Prince Land

According to legends, the island was formed by an exiled Indian Prince named Sri Soorudasaruna Adeettiya.
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According to legends, the island was formed by an exiled Indian Prince named Sri Soorudasaruna Adeettiya.

Coral wonders

Maldives has more than 1,190 coral islands in the 26 atolls and 99% of Maldives is just water. You can enjoy the coral reefs if you stay at a resort like Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort and partake in scuba diving activities.
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Maldives has more than 1,190 coral islands in the 26 atolls and 99% of Maldives is just water. You can enjoy the coral reefs if you stay at a resort like Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort and partake in scuba diving activities.

National status

As far as ground level goes, Maldives is the lowest and flattest nation on earth and is just 7 inches higher than sea levels at its highest point on land.
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As far as ground level goes, Maldives is the lowest and flattest nation on earth and is just 7 inches higher than sea levels at its highest point on land.

Literacy rate

The literacy in Maldives is a whopping 98% among adults now and compared to the 70% in the 70s, this is quite a journey!
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The literacy in Maldives is a whopping 98% among adults now and compared to the 70% in the 70s, this is quite a journey!

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