Location : Southwest of Sri Lanka, on the
Climate : Generally warm and humid, the sun shines all year through.
Average temperature is around 29º - 32º degrees Celsius.
What to wear : Dress is generally casual. T-shirts and cotton
clothing are most suitable. In Male', the capital island, and in other
inhabited islands, it is recommended that you wear modest clothing.
Population : Population is nrealy 270,000. The origins of the
Maldivians are lost in antiquity, but history reveals that the islands have
been populated for more than 5,000 years. According to some researchers, sun
worshippers who explored the world in reed ships discovered the islands.
Language : Dhivehi is the native language of the
Maldives. However, English is widely spoken throughout the country and in
the resorts, and the staff speak a variety of languages including German,
Italian, French and Japanese.