History of the Maldives

History of the Maldives, Aspect of history.

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The history of the Maldives is intertwined with the history of the broader Indian subcontinent and the surrounding regions, comprising the areas of South Asia and Indian Ocean; and the modern nation consisting of 26 natural atolls, comprising 1194 islands. Historically, the Maldives had a strategic importance because of its location on the major marine routes of the Indian Ocean. The Maldives' nearest neighbours are Sri Lanka and India, both of which have had cultural and economic ties with Maldives for centuries. The Maldives provided the main source of cowrie shells, then used as a currency throughout Asia and parts of the East African coast. Most probably Maldives were influenced by Kalingas of ancient India who were earliest sea traders to Sri Lanka and Maldives from India and were responsible for the spread of Buddhism.

Maldives
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Maldives ... 18; 73.51 Maldives (/ˈmɔːldiːvs/, US: /ˈmɔːldaɪvz/; Dhivehi: ދިވެހިރާއްޖެ, romanized: Dhivehi Raajje), officially the Republic of Maldives, is a small...

Malé
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Malé ... locally [ˈmɑːlɛ]; Dhivehi: މާލެ) is the capital and most populous city in the Republic of Maldives. With a population of 227,486 and an area of 8.30 square kilometres...

President of the Maldives
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President of the Maldives ... state of the Maldives Prime Minister of the Maldives Vice President of the Maldives First Lady of the Maldives "Maldives president reveals 50 percent pay...

Interregnum (History of the Maldives)
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Interregnum (History of the Maldives) ... Several interregnums occurred in the history of the Maldives. Dynasty: Hilaalee dynasty In 1551, the brother of Mohamed III, Hasan IX became sultan. He...

Islam in the Maldives
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Islam in the Maldives ... is the state religion of the Maldives. The 2008 constitution "Fehi Ganoon" clearly states the significance of the Islamic Law in the country. The constitution...

List of sultans of the Maldives
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List of sultans of the Maldives ... Kingdom of Dheeva Maari History of the Maldives President of the Maldives List of head of state of the Maldives Regnal names are in ancient Maldive language...

COVID-19 pandemic in the Maldives
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COVID-19 pandemic in the Maldives ... The COVID-19 pandemic in the Maldives is part of the worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome...

Names of the Maldives
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Names of the Maldives ... Maldives have been known by many different names during their long history of more than two thousand years. Although several different names are given...

Dhovemi of the Maldives
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Dhovemi of the Maldives ... which the early history of the Maldives is studied). The Tarikh chronicles. however, calls this king Sultan Muhammad ibn Abdullah which is probably the Muslim...

Hinduism in the Maldives
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Hinduism in the Maldives ... Hinduism in the Maldives describes the practice of the Hindu religion in the Maldives archipelago. Hinduism generally fit between the earlier Vajrayana...

Effect of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake on the Maldives
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Politics of the Maldives
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Outline of South Asian history
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Atolls of the Maldives
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Demographics of the Maldives
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Postage stamps and postal history of the Maldives
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List of islands of the Maldives
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Maldives national football team
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