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The Maldives (or Maldive Islands), officially the Republic of Maldives, is an island nation consisting of a group of atolls belonging to the Maldive and Suvadive archiplagoes in the Indian Ocean. The Maldives is located south of India's Lakshadweep islands, and about seven hundred kilometres (435 mi) south-west of Sri Lanka. The twenty-six atolls of the Maldives encompass a territory featuring 1,192 islets, 250 islands of which are inhabited. The population of the Maldives is nearly 400,000. The capital (and largest city) is Malé, with a population of just over 100,000 (2006). It is located at the southern edge of North Malé Atoll, in the Kaafu Atoll.

Further information

For further general information see Wikipedia:Maldives.

Education in Maldives

For a general description of education in Maldives see Education:Maldives.


For a description more focussed to e-learning see E-learning:Maldives.

Quality procedures

Internet in Maldives

Internet in Education

Copyright law in Maldives

Copyright law in Education

OER Initiatives in Maldives

National OER initiatives

Regional OER initiatives

Institutional OER initiatives



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