Country Profile

Population (2011): 320,081
Capital: Male
Area: 298 sq km
Main Languages: Dhivehi (official), English
Religions: Sunni Muslim (official)
Currency: Rufiyaa (MVR)
GDP (2011): US$2.1 billion
GDP per capita (2011): US$6,405
GDP growth (2011): 7.5%
GDP contribution by sector: Agriculture 5.6%, Industry 16.9%, Services 77.5% (2009 est.)
Urban population (2011): 41%
Life Expectancy (2011): 77 years
International dialing code: (+960)