Monthly Archives: November 2010

Maldives History

The Maldives was long a sultanate, first under Dutch and then under British protection. It became a republic in 1968, three years after independence. Since 1978, President Maumoon Abdul GAYOOM – currently in his sixth term in office – has … Continue reading

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Republic of Maldives

The Republic of the Maldives is a chain of around 1200 islands stretching 750km across the Indian Ocean. According to the season and method of classification, the exact number of islands are changed. The length of the country extends to … Continue reading

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