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About Malé, Maldives

Malé is the densely populated capital of the Maldives, an island nation in the Indian Ocean. It's known for its mosques and colorful buildings. The Islamic Centre (Masjid-al-Sultan Muhammad Thakurufaanu Al Auzam) features a mosque, a library and a distinctive gold dome. Near the harbor, a popular fish market offers the day's catch, and a produce market is stocked with local fruit.

  • Area: 6.8 km²
  • Metropolitan area: 9.27 km²
  • Urban area: 195 ha
  • Weather: 29°C, Wind SE at 16 km/h, 77% Humidity
  • Population: 142,909 (2017) United Nations

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