Maldives Background Stats

Neighboring countries and territories:

India (M) Sri Lanka (M) British Indian Ocean Territory ( United Kingdom ) (M)


Independence day date July 26 1965
Land border length 0.0 2014 186th out of 200
National anthems Gaumii salaam ( National Salute ) 2011
National tree Coconut palm 2014
Number of maritime boundary neighbours 3 2014 73th out of 171

SOURCES: Wikipedia: List of national independence days (List); Wikipedia: List of countries and territories by land borders (Land borders) (Note: land border lengths will vary depending on the scale by which they are measured, and therefore these figures without a source accompanied by an explanation of how they were measured and at what scale makes comparisons impossible; for more information see coastline paradox .); Wikipedia: List of national anthems (Anthems of United Nations member states) ("List of Member States" . United Nations . Retrieved 2011-07-21 .); Wikipedia: List of national trees (National trees); Wikipedia: List of countries and territories by land and maritime borders