Republic of MALDIVES

Republic of MALDIVES

Flag or logo since 1965-07-25*
DHIVEHI RAAJJEY ge Jumhooriyya : ދިވެހިރާއްޖޭގެ ޖުމްހޫރިއްޔާ (dv) + Republic of MALDIVES (en)r + Jumhuriyat AL-MALDIF : جمهورية المالديف (ar)r UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol*

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih
(ruler of MALDIVES since 2018-11-17)
Capitals & administrative places*: Male
Official & national languages: Arabic (ar) . Maldivian-Divehi (dv) . English (en) .
r recognized, diplomatic or working language at national level


MALDIVES Republic of MALDIVES  (Male)

21 Divisions:

ADDU CITY City of ADDU  (Hithadhoo)Local: ADDOO Sitee : އައްޑޫ ސިޓީ (dv)  (Hithadhdhoo)
ARI NORTH Administrative Atoll of NORTH ARI  (Rasdhoo)Local: ARI Atholhu Uthuruburi : އަރިއަތޮޅު އުތުުރުބުރި (dv)  (Rasdhoo)
ARI SOUTH Administrative Atoll of SOUTH ARI  (Mahibadhoo)Local: ARI Atholhu Dhekunuburi : އަރި އަތޮލު ދެކުނުބުރި (dv)  (Mahibadhoo)
FADIFFOLU Administrative Atoll of FADIFFOLU  (Felivaru)Local: FAADHIPPOLHU Atholhu : ފާދިއްޕޮޅު އަތޮޅު (dv)  (Felivaru)
FELIDHU Administrative Atoll of FELIDHU  (Felidhu)Local: FELIDHU Atholhu : ފެލިދު އަތޮޅު (dv)  (Felidu)
FUVAHMULAH CITY City of FUVAHMULAH  (Fuahmulah)Local: FUVAHMULAH Sitee : ފުވައްމުލައް ސިޓީ (dv)  (Fuvahmulah)
HADDUMMATI Administrative Atoll of HADDUMMATI  (Fonadhoo)Local: HADDHUNMATHI Atholhu : ހައްދުންމަތި އަތޮޅު (dv)  (Fonadhoo)
HUVADHU NORTH Administrative Atoll of NORTH HUVADHU  (Huvadu Atoll Vilingili)Local: HUVADHU Atholhu Uthuruburi : ހުވަދުއަތޮޅު އަތޮޅު އުތުުރުބުރި (dv)  (Viligili)
HUVADHU SOUTH Administrative Atoll of SOUTH HUVADHU  (Thinadhoo)Local: HUVADHU Atholhu Dhekunuburi : ހުވަދުއަތޮޅު އަތޮލު ދެކުނުބުރި (dv)  (Tinadū)
KOLHUMADULU Administrative Atoll of KOLHUMADULU  (Veymandoo)Local: KOLHUMADULU Atholhu : ކޮޅުމަޑުލު އަތޮޅު (dv)  (Veymandhoo)
MALE Administrative Atoll of MALE  (Thulusdhoo)Local: MALÉ Atholhu : މަލިކު އަތޮލު (dv)  (Thulusdhoo)
MALE CITY City of MALE  (Male)Local: MALÉ Sitee : މާލެ ސިޓީ (dv)  (Malé)
MALOSMADULU-NORTH Administrative Atoll of NORTH MALOSMADULU  (Ungoofaaru)Local: MAALHOSMADULU UTHURUBURI Atholhu : މާޅޮސްމަޑުލު އުތުުރުބުރި އަތޮޅު (dv)  (U´ngoofaaru)
MALOSMADULU-SOUTH Administrative Atoll of SOUTH MALOSMADULU  (Eydhafushi)Local: MAALHOSMADULU DHEKUNUBURI Atholhu : މާޅޮސްމަޑުލު ދެކުނުބުރީ އަތޮޅު (dv)  (Eydhafushi)
MILADUMMADULU-NORTH Administrative Atoll of NORTH MILADUMMADULU  (Milandhoo)Local: MILADHUNMADULU UTHURUBURI Atholhu : މިލަދޫންދުލު އުތުުރުބުރި އަތޮޅު (dv)  (Milandhoo)
MILADUMMADULU-SOUTH Administrative Atoll of SOUTH MILADUMMADULU  (Manadhoo)Local: MILADHUNMADULU DHEKUNUBURI Atholhu : މިލަދުންމަޑުލު ދެކުނުބުރީ އަތޮޅު (dv)  (Manadhoo)
MULAKU Administrative Atoll of MULAKU  (Muli)Local: MULAK Atholhu : މުލަކަ އަތޮޅު (dv)  (Muli)
NILANDU NORTH Administrative Atoll of NORTH NILANDU  (Nilandhoo)Local: NILANDHÉ Atholhu Uthuruburi : ނިލަންދެ އަތޮޅު އުތުުރުބުރި (dv)  (Nilandhoo)
NILANDU SOUTH Administrative Atoll of SOUTH NILANDU  (Kudahuvadhoo)Local: NILANDHÉ Atholhu Dhekunuburi : ނިލަންދެ އަތޮޅު ދެއްކުނުބުރީ އެވެ (dv)  (Kudahuvadhoo)
TILADUMMATI NORTH Administrative Atoll of NORTH TILADUMMATI  (Deddu)Local: THILADHUNMATHI UTHURUBURI Atholhu : ތިލަދުންމަތި އުތުުރުބުރި އަތޮޅު (dv)  (Dhidhdhoo)
TILADUMMATI SOUTH CITY City of SOUTH TILADUMMATI  (Kulhudhuffushi)Local: THILADHUNMATHI DHEKUNUBURI Sitee : ތިލަދުންމަތި ދެކުނުބުރީ ސިޓީ (dv)  (Kulhudhuffushi)

Military entity abroad, special or locally shared:

IHAVAN IHAVAN Indian Coastal Surveillance Radar Station  (Ihavandhoo)Local: IHAVAN Coastal Surveillance Radar Station (en) + IHAVANDHIPPOLHU Atholhu : އިހަވަންދިއްޕޮޅު އަތޮޅު (dv)  (Ihavandhoo)

60 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

AOSIS Alliance of Small Island States : AOSIS  (New York City)
ASIAN BANK Asian Development Bank : ADB  (Mandaluyong City)
ASIAN INFRASTRUCTURE BANK Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank : AIIB  (Beijing)
CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROHIBITION Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons : OPCW  (The Hague)
COLOMBO PLAN Colombo Plan for Co-operative Economic and Social Development in Asia and the Pacific : CESDAP  (Colombo)
COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)
CUSTOMS World Customs Organization : WCO  (Brussels)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
GLOBAL FUND The Global Fund to Fight Aids Tuberculosis and Malaria : GFATM  (Vernier-Geneva)
GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN Coalition of Developing Countries : GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN  (New York City)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICESCO Islamic World Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : ICESCO  (Rabat)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development : IFAD Specialized Agency  (Rome)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
IMO International Maritime Organization : IMO Specialized Agency  (London)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Grand Saconnex)
INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT International Criminal Court : ICCT  (The Hague)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Lyons)
IOM International Organization for Migration : IOM Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IRENA International Renewable Energy Agency : IRENA  (Masdar City)
ISLAM Organization of Islamic Cooperation : OIC  (Jeddah)
ISLAMIC BANK Islamic Development Bank : IDB  (Jeddah)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
NON-ALIGNED Non-Aligned Movement : NAM  (Belgrade + New York City)
NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty : NPT  (New York City)
NUCLEAR TEST BAN Provisional Secretariat of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Organization : CTBTO  (Vienna)
OHCHR Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : OHCHR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies : IFRCS  (Geneva)
SEABED Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority : ISA  (Kingston)
SOUTH ASIA South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation : SAARC  (Kathmandu)
TRIBUNAL OF THE SEA International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea : ITLOS  (Hamburg)
UN WOMEN United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women : UN WOMEN  (New York City)
UN-HABITAT United Nations Human Settlements Programme : UN-HABITAT Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development : UNCTAD  (Geneva)
UNDP United Nations Development Programme : UNDP Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme : UNEP Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change : UNFCCC  (New York City)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNIDIR United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research : UNIDIR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization : UNIDO Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York City)
UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime : UNODC Agency  (Vienna)
UNWTO World Tourism Organization : UNWTO Specialized Agency  (Madrid)
UPEACE University for Peace : UPEACE  (Ciudad Colon)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization : WIPO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WORLD TRADE World Trade Organization : WTO  (Geneva)

* The emblems shown for the subdivisions may in some cases be those of their capital.

Other Territories or Entities within the 2023's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

IHAVAN IHAVAN Indian Coastal Surveillance Radar Station  (Ihavandhoo)
Notes: aims to find the countries, territories, governments, administrative divisions and main international organisations that have existed during the 20th century.
   Current depth of investigation: . [red: country considered completed, rose: 1 level yet to complete, white: 2 levels yet to complete]
   For an idea on how was built the site, see the following documentary link of wikipedia [fr] : Modèle:Infobox

 General Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ). For some geopolitical maps.
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   *, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 General Printed References

   * Atlas des empires and other books of Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * Statoids printed version, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

    + the other sources are added according to the consulted entity.


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