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Nellaidhoo (Haa Dhaalu Atoll)

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Nellaidhoo
Nellaidhoo is located in Maldives
Nellaidhoo
Nellaidhoo
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 06°43′00″N 72°56′44″E / 6.71667°N 72.94556°E / 6.71667; 72.94556
CountryMaldives
Geographic atollThiladhummathi Atoll
Administrative atollHaa Dhaalu Atoll
Distance to Malé287.89 km (178.89 mi)
Dimensions
 • Length0.780 km (0.485 mi)
 • Width0.480 km (0.298 mi)
Population
 (2014)[1]
 • Total859 (including foreigners)
Time zoneUTC+05:00 (MST)

Nellaidhoo is one of the inhabited islands of Haa Dhaalu Atoll administrative division and geographically part of Thiladhummathi Atoll in the north of the Maldives.

Geography

The island is 287.89 km (179 mi; 155 nmi) north of the country's capital, Malé.[2]

Environment

On 8 December 1821, an extremely strong cyclone hit Nellaidhoo and many other islands in northern Maldives, causing severe damage. In 2006 the government of Maldives listed Nellaidhoo as one of the islands under significant threat from sea level rise due to global warming. The government planned to relocate the population to larger islands with more facilities and better protection against rising sea levels. On 6 September 2006, the residents of the island protested outside the island office as their opinion was not consulted before considering the relocation.[3]

Demography

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006 717—    
2014 827+15.3%
2006-2014: Census populations
Source: [4]

Economy

Nellaidhoo is historically famous for fishing. However, fishing has decreased in importance. The younger generation, especially, engage more with tourism. Many people are involved in the construction industry. Women play a key role on the island, looking after children and doing work such as thatch weaving and coir rope making. Nowadays making snacks and selling is also common work for the women.

Sport

Football and Bashi are the common sports in the island and rarely netball and volleyball too. Nellaidhoo has won the H.Dh. Atoll Inter School Football Tournament named as "Kulhudhuffushi Bodukaleyfanu cup" in 1993 and FAM H.Dh Atoll Tournament in 2001 and 2002.

References

  1. ^ "Table PP5: Resident Population by sex, nationality and locality (administrative islands), 2014" (PDF). Population and Households Census 2014. National Bureau of Statistics. p. 33. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Coordinate Distance Calculator". Boulter.com. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  3. ^ Nellaidhoo office opens, Miadhu News, 11 September 2006.
  4. ^ "Table 3.3: Total Maldivian Population by Islands" (PDF). National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 9 August 2018.

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This page was last edited on 18 June 2020, at 19:44
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