the moldive Islands
The Maldives is known as several small islands that come in the form of an archipelago, which together formed the Republic of Maldives, which is located in the Asian continent, and we find its location on the Indian Ocean. The Maldives include nearly a thousand and one hundred and ninety islands of coral, and were grouped closely to form among them twenty-six coral islands. These atolls formed from what are known as living coral cracks, in addition to dirt barriers, and the length of the lower edge was recorded below the surface of the sea About six hundred and sixty kilometers, which rises suddenly in the deep areas of the Indian Ocean.
The Maldives is considered a Muslim country, as all of the inhabitants embrace the Islamic religion, and therefore we find that although the official language in it is the Dhivehi language, there are many vocabulary in the Arabic language. The British United Kingdom ruled the Maldives for nearly seventy-eight years, and did not gain its independence until the year one thousand nine hundred and fifty-six AD, and its official capital is the city of Male, and it joined the Commonwealth of Nations and became a member in the year one thousand nine hundred and eighty-two AD.Read:Sultan Ahmed Palace in Istanbul
Climate in the Maldives
The Indian Ocean operates in the Maldives as a barrier that stands in the face of heat, as it absorbs and stores it, and therefore it emits heat of slowly tropical origin, and therefore we find that the temperatures in the Maldives range from twenty-four degrees Celsius to thirty-three degrees Celsius, although the humidity in The islands are very high, but the air breezes in the sea arrive cool to make the heat nice.
As for the rain in it, it is more abundant in the southern regions than it is in the north, where it records an annual average of about 2.540 mm of rain in the northern part, while in the southern section, it records an annual rate of approximately 3,810 mm.
Population in the Maldives
The inhabitants of the Maldives are considered as a mixture of several nations settled in these islands, and therefore it is a mixture of several cultures as well, and researchers suggest that those who settled in these islands in the past are from the southern regions of Sri Lanka and also the southern regions of India.Read:Where are the Canary Islands located?
It is noted that the population numbers in the Maldives, after they multiplied in the year one thousand nine hundred and seventy-eight AD, have started to decline in terms of population growth in the year two thousand AD, and what is remarkable is that the average age among individuals within them did not exceed forty-six years, until they became Now it is nearly seventy-two years, knowing that the death rate in it, especially children, has decreased significantly, as it has not exceeded twelve deaths per day for children, after it was more than one hundred and twenty-seven children, while the number of the population in it is more than three hundred thousand people .
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