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Rathafandhoo

ރަތަފަންދޫ/ ރަތަފަންދުއާ
Rathafandhoo is located in Maldives
Rathafandhoo
Rathafandhoo
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 00°15′13″N 73°06′18″E / 0.25361°N 73.10500°E / 0.25361; 73.10500
CountryMaldives
Administrative atollGaafu Dhaalu Atoll
Distance to Malé435.96 km (270.89 mi)
Area
 • Total0.3716 km2 (0.1435 sq mi)
Dimensions
 • Length1.275 km (0.792 mi)
 • Width0.250 km (0.155 mi)
Population
 (2014)[1]
 • Total670 (including foreigners)
Time zoneUTC+05:00 (MST)

Rathafandhoo (Dhivehi: ރަތަފަންދޫ) is an inhabited island of the Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll, Maldives.

Geography

The island is 435.96 km (271 mi; 235 nmi) south of the country's capital, Malé.[2] The island is located on the southwest side of South Huvadhu Atoll.

Climate

The climate is warm and the weather is tropical year round. The temperature averages 25° to 32 °C. Monsoon runs from May to November. The islands are closely situated to the Indian coast, are strongly affected by mainland Asian weather patterns, though do not experience serious monsoons.

Demography

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006 492—    
2014 515+4.7%
2006-2014: Census populations
Source: [3]

Governance

Police

In late 2008, the Maldives Police Service opened a station on the island, with three police personnel.

Education

Primary and secondary education on the island is provided by Rathafandhoo School, with 154 students and 21 teachers. Pre-schools are available.

Healthcare

The Health Centre provides basic health care to the islanders for minor injuries, cuts, common colds and flu. If a serious health issue arises, islanders must go to the regional hospital located in the atoll capital Thinadhoo. The journey takes about 45 minutes via speed boat.

Economy

The most common sources of paid work for residents include mat weaving, agriculture, reef fishing and carpentry and fishing for sea cucumbers, tuna and reef fish.

The islanders are famous for handicrafts and making nets[4] (kunaa), made from a local plant called Hau. Some islanders weave mats, as souvenirs for visitors.[4]

Sea cucumber fishery

One of the main economic activities on the island is the sea cucumber fishery. The island is the collection center and major base for sea cucumber fisherman who fish in the southern part of the Maldives (Huvadhoo, Fuvahmulah and Addu city.) More than 10 registered companies carry out collecting, cooking, and drying the sea cucumbers for export to China.

NGOs

Several non-governmental organizations are registered on the island, including some inactive ones, such as RASFARI and READY (Rathafandhoo Eminent Association of Dynamic Youth).

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. 36. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Coordinate Distance Calculator". Boulter.com. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Table 3.3: Total Maldivian Population by Islands" (PDF). National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Rathafandhoo, Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll, Maldives". www.blue-fields.com. Retrieved 2016-04-05.

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