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Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll Jesse Russell

Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll

Jesse Russell

Published January 22nd 2012
ISBN : 9785511322964
Paperback
172 pages
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Southern Huvadhu Atoll or Gaafu Dhaalu is an administrative district of the Maldives formed by the southwestern section of Huvadhu Atoll. It was created on February 8, 1962 when Huvadhu Atoll was dividedMoreHigh Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Southern Huvadhu Atoll or Gaafu Dhaalu is an administrative district of the Maldives formed by the southwestern section of Huvadhu Atoll. It was created on February 8, 1962 when Huvadhu Atoll was divided into two districts. Gaafu Dhaalu corresponds to the Southwestern section of this large natural atoll, south of the line extending between the channels of Footukandu and Vaarulu Kandu. The capital of this region is Thinadhoo (formerly known as Havaru Thinadhu). There are 153 islands in this district, 10 of which are inhabited. This district is located about 340 kilometres south of the capital Mal .