Maldives Political Map
The Maldives is a country in the Indian Ocean southwest of India and Sri Lanka. The Maldives is an archipelago consisting of 20 island atolls and other smaller islands. It’s dispersed across the equator and it’s the smallest Asian country at about 298 square kilometers. Approximately 557,500 people live in the Maldives, which makes it the second least populous in Asia. The country is known for its pristine beaches, coral reefs, and marine life. Malé is the capital and largest city of the Maldives.