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Sh. Komandoo

Posted in information, Island Life, Uncategorized by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on November 10, 2005

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Scenes from Shaviyani Komandoo. These pictures took on September 2005.

Komandoo (Dhivehi: ކޮމަންޑޫ) Code c-13 is one of the inhabited islands of the Shaviyani Atoll administrative division and geographically part of the North Miladhummadulhu Atoll in the Maldives.
Komandoo is one of the islands of Shaviyanil Atoll. Situated 213 km North West of Male’, the island measures 315 meters in length and 250 meters in width. Komandoo is the smallest in size of about 9 hectares but the second most populated island in Shaviyani Atoll with a current population of about 1,900 people.
Shaviyani Atoll Education Centre is the biggest school in the atoll. Students can join at grade 1 at the age of 7 years and complete their A’ Levels at the end of their 12th grade at this school. Those students doing A’ Levels can complete Commerce stream for their studies at Shaviyani Atoll Education Centre.
Services provided by the Health Center include blood transfusion, E.C.G, laboratory investigations and family planning. Other services available in Komandoo include speed boat rental services, Wireless internet connection, and cable TV service.
Komandoo is one of the special islands in the Maldives. There are 3 community associations including PSA(Past Students Association), AKYD(Komandoo Youth Development Association)and KMG(Komandoo Fishermens Association). They have special things uncommon to other islands. Konmandoo have their own facilities including Electricity, TV.station, desalination water plant,FM radio, slipway and their own phone network .

Source: wikipedia.org

Sh. Funadhoo

Posted in information, Island Life by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on November 8, 2005

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Scenes from Shaviyani Funadhoo. These pictures took on September 2005.

Funadhoo (Dhivehi: ފުނަދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of the Shaviyani Atoll administrative division and geographically part of the Miladhummadulhu Atoll in the Maldives.
Its the central, capital district of Shaviyani Atoll, from 2011 by the order of the Majestrate Court of Shaviyani Atoll, after it has been changed to Sh. Milandhoo in 2009 by the government. It was the capital of Shaviyani Atoll till 26 October 2009.
Funadhoo is a very common Maldivian place name and is derived from the Dhivehi name for the tree Calophyllum inophyllum (or Funa) which grows on the shores of some islands.

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Sh. Foakaidhoo

Posted in Island Life by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on November 1, 2005

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Scenes from Shaviyani Foakaidhoo. These pictures took on September 2005.

Foakaidhoo (Dhivehi: ފޯކައިދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of the Shaviyani Atoll administrative division and geographically part of the Miladhummadulhu Atoll in the Maldives.
Foakaidhoo was one of the islands damaged during the great cyclone of 1821 that hit the northern atolls of the Maldives. This was during the reign of Sultan Muhammad Mueenuddeen I.

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