Maldives map and geographic location

Map of Maldives

Map of Maldives

Map of Maldives

Maldives Geography

Coordinates: between 7° 6′ 35″ and 0° 42′ 24″ south and between 72° 33′ 19″ and 73° 46′ 13″ east of Greenwich
Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ): 359,00sq km
Area: 118, 000 sq km (land = 298 sq km)
 
Number of Islands: 1,192 islands (inhabited = 199; uninhabited = 993) – out of which 87 are exclusive resort islands. The islands are grouped into 19 natural atolls – divided into 20 for administrative purposes
Capital: Malé (population = 137,200)
Terrain: Low lying small islands with flat terrain (average 1.2m above sea level)
Climate: Sub-tropical, with two monsoons, hot, humid and dry in northeast monsoon (November to March) and rainy in southwest monsoon (June to August) Sun shines all year through. Average temperature around 29 – 32 degrees Celsius. Generally warm and humid.