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  WORLD ENCYCLOPAEDIA - Maldives - GEOGRAPHY | encyclopaedic.net
The most notable example of this type of atoll is the large island of Fua Mulaku situated in the middle of the Equatorial Channel.
Only the lush island of Fua Mulaku produces fruits such as oranges and pineapples partly because the terrain of Fua Mulaku is higher than most other islands, leaving the groundwater less subject to seawater penetration.
Freshwater floats in a layer, or "lens," above the seawater that permeates the limestone and coral sands of the islands.
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  fua mulaku   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fua Mulaku or Gnaviyani Atoll is the smallest atoll in the Maldives, situated in the Equatorial channel between Huvadhu and Addu.
It is made up on only one island, also called Fua Mulaku.
The dialect of Dhivehi language spoken in Fua Mulaku is referred to as Mulaku and more closely resenbles the Addu than the Malé dialect.
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 Maldive Islands - LoveToKnow 1911
They formerly traded with Arabia and Malaysia, and many Arabs settled amongst them, so that they betray a strong strain of Semitic blood in their features.
(3 and 4) The natives of Suvadiva, Addu, Mulaku and the other southern clusters, who have had little communication with the Central Male people, and probably preserve more of the primitive type, approximating in appearance to the Sinhalese villagers of Ceylon.
They are an intelligent and industrious people, growing their own crops, manufacturing their own cloth and mats, and building their own boats, while many read Arabic more or less fluently, although still believers in magic and witchcraft.
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 Maldives - Hello Maldives - Bits-n-Pieces
Gnaviyani Atoll (4.81 sq.mi.) is unique in the sense that it is formed by a single island, that of Fua Mulaku.
The island which has captivated generations of travellers with its raw beauty, is one of the most fertile in the Maldives, producing a variety of tropical fruit.
Fua Mulaku’s main draw is the Kedeyre Mosque.
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 Info about Maldives
The Gnaviyani Atoll (4.81 sq.miles.) is unique in the sense that it is formed by a single island, that of Fua Mulaku.
The island which has captivated generations of travellers with its raw beauty, is one of the most fertile in the Maldives, producing a variety of tropical fruit.
Fua Mulaku's main draw is the Kedeyre Mosque.
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 The AnalyXer.::?????????????::.
"Upon the silent shore of memory, images and precious thoughts, that cannot idle" Its not surprising that the many astonishing images that the author H.C.P Bell recorded in his memory during his short stay in Fua Mulaku, will not erode: no matter how big the waves of time may be.
Situated between 0degree 17' and 0degree 20' south, equator and on the longitude 73degree 22 1/2 and 73degree 25', Fua Mulaku is politically an atoll, but geographically it is an island by itself.
Fua Mulaku's population of over six thousand (pop.
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 Encyclopedia - History of the Maldives - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Despite the clear evidence that all the ancient ruins in Maldives are Buddhist, Heyerdahl claimed that early sun-worshipping seafarers, called the Redin, first settled on the islands.
According to Magieduruge Ibrahim Didi, a learned man from Fua Mulaku, it was merely the name which the converted Maldivians used to refer to their infidel (ghair dīn = 'redin') ancestors after the general conversion from Buddhism to Islam.
The short-lived state (1959-62), called the United Suvadive Republic, had a combined population of 20,000 inhabitants scattered in the southernmost atolls Huvadu, Addu and Fua Mulaku.
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 Maldives - GEOGRAPHY
The most notable example of this type of atoll is the large island of Fua Mulaku situated in the middle of the Equatorial Channel.
Ten percent of the land, or about 2,600 hectares, is cultivated with taro, bananas, coconuts, and other fruit.
Freshwater floats in a layer, or "lens," above the seawater that permeates the limestone and coral sands of the islands.
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 addu   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Only 6 of the islands in the Atoll are inhabited and they are Meedhoo, Hithadhoo, Maradhoo, Feydhoo, Gan and Hulhudhoo with the total population just over 18,000.
Along with Huvadhu Atoll and Fua Mulaku, Addu is separated from the other Maldivian atolls by the one and half degree channel.
The British has a ilitary air/sea force base on the island of Gan during the World War I and between 1957 and 1976.
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 Maldives Dhivehi Glossary
In the southern atolls, Huvadhu, Addu, and Fua Mulaku, (and in Laamu atoll to the north of Huvadhu across the One and a half degree channel), a form of fanditha known as Sinhala Fanditha is practised, specialising in fl magic and seduction spells.
The smallest atoll in the Maldives, situated in the Equatorial channel between Huvadhu and Addu.
In the late sixteenth century Suvadive was made the official name of Huvadhu atoll, and Addu and Fua Mulaku were organised under separate administrations.
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 Fuvahmulah
The roads and streets seen at Fua Mulaku are all trimly conserved, and, as befits a Muslim regime, lined for privacy with cadjans wherever dwellings and gardens exist.
The luxuriance of the undergrowth, the exceptional magnitude of the trees, (breadfruit and particular), and their great variety, was a matter of ceaseless wonder and delight, adding enhanced enjoyment to this wholly unique excursion.
The Fua Mulak Islanders (advised in good time by the boat of twenty-four rowers dispatched from Hithadhoo, Addu Atol, on the 12th) had cleared well all round the base of the mound, where Pandanus, Scaevola, andc., grew thickly, and freed its slopes.
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 Fua Mulaku -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fua Mulaku -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
The dialect of (additional info and facts about Dhivehi language) Dhivehi language spoken in Fua Mulaku is referred to as Mulaku and more closely resenbles the (additional info and facts about Addu) Addu than the (A person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies) Malé dialect.
(additional info and facts about Thor Heyerdahl) Thor Heyerdahl found pre muslim artefacts on Fua Mulaku and wrote a book named after the island.
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 Majid's Pages - Fuvah Mulaku Photos- , society and culture
Photo taken by HCP Bell of the then Rahverin or Goiverin (as Fuvah Mulaku atoll chiefs were then known) and his family in 1922.
Tomb of Prince Hassan Izzuddine Henveyru Ganduvaru Manippulhu in Fuvah Mulaku in the same enclosure as the tombs of the close descendants of the Sultan Mohamed Ghyathuddine King of Twelve Thousand Isles and Sultan of the Maldives
Keydere Mosque in the Hoadhadu district of Fuvah Mulaku.
www.maldivesroyalfamily.com /maldives_mulaku_photo_1.shtml   (440 words)

  
 Live Sri Lanka Network
Keeping up with his sensationalist style, Heyerdahl argued that 'Redin' were people coming from somewhere else, whereas an ancient Maldivian poem (Fua Mulaku Rashoveshi) says: "Havitta uhe haudahau, Redin taneke hedi ihau".
It is generally said that the conversion of the Maldives to Islam was peaceful, but historical evidence suggests the contrary.
The short-lived state (1959-63), called the United Suvadive Republic, had a combined population of 20,000 inhabitants scattered in the southernmost atolls Huvadu, Addu and Fua Mulaku.
www.livesrilanka.net /modules.php?name=Sri_Lanka_Wikipedia&title=History_of_the_Maldives   (3470 words)

  
 Ministry of Health said that a mobile camp comprising a team of doctors from IGMH is currently carrying out ...
The Ministry of Health has said that a mobile camp comprising a team of doctors from the Indhira Gandhi Memorial Hospital, is currently carrying out consultations at the Addu Atoll Hithadhoo Regional Hospital on cardio-vascular and ENT diseases.
The joint programme by the Ministry of Health and the IGMH is aimed at both Addu Atoll and Fua Mulaku Atoll.
A total of 240 patients from Fua Mulaku Atoll and 363 patients from Addu Atoll have availed of its services up to now.
www.maldivesinfo.gov.mv /news.php?newsid=3894   (177 words)

  
 Articles
Ali Rafeeq_ "Upon the silent shore of memory, images and precious thoughts, that cannot id Its not surprising that the many astonishing images that the author H.C.P Bell recorded in his memory during his short stay in Fua Mulaku, will not erode: no matter how big the waves of time may be.
The perfact heart_send by: Zihuna Naseer_One day a young man was standing in the middle of the town proclaiming that he had the most beautiful heart in the whole valley.
Nevertheless, the little girl brought the gift to her father the next morning and said, "This is for you, Daddy." He was embarrassed by his earlier overreaction, but his anger flared again when he found the box was empty.
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 Atolls in Maldives
North and South Male' Atolls, Ari, Fua Mulaku and Addu atolls are generally still known by their original names.
A similar alphabetical system is used for boat registration throughout the archipelago, with letters running north to south from A to S. So if you want to know were a boat is going to, or where it is from, look for the single letter painted on the prow.
GNYAVIYANI (FUA MULAKU ATOLL) (R) A single-island atoll, population 6,000, with the best soil in the Maldives, and two small freshwater lakes.
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Fua Mulaku, or Fuamulaku, is a solitary island in the Equatorial Channel.
Fruits and vegetables that don't grow elsewhere in the country, such as mangoes, oranges and pineapples as grown there.
It is said that the menu of fresh fruits and vegetables causes the people on Fua Mulaku to be healthier and bigger than their counterparts
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 maldive5
Although deposed by his cousin, he was treated with "due kindness" and accompanied him on the fateful pilgrimage to Mecca in 1704.
He was captured with Sultan Ibrahim and banished to Fua Mulaku Island, in the Southern Atols.
Returned to the islands via Surat, but was captured at sea and banished to Fua Mulaku Island, in the Southern Atols.
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 Kids Be Safe : Article 'Addu'   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Only six of the islands in the Atoll are inhabited and they are Meedhoo, Hithadhoo, Maradhoo, Feydhoo, Gan, and Hulhudhoo with the total population just over 18,000.
The British had a military air/sea force base - RAF Gan - on the island of Gan during the World War I and between 1957 and 1976.
Later the Maldive government transferred the use of Addu and Gan atolls to the British and the republic was disolved in 1963.
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 Citizens’ Majlis ratifies the proposed budget for 2006
Almost half of the proposed 9 billion is to be financed through loans and grants and a large part of the budget to be allocated for defense and other requirements of the Presidential Palace.
“While we were debating about the budget today, the Fua Mulaku member Abdulla Maseeh (a senior employee of the President’s Office) suggested that the committee time be terminated and the motion was seconded by another pro-government member.
The motion was put to a vote with 27 members voting in favor of terminating the debate.
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 United Suvadive Republic (Maldives)
The short-lived "United Suvadive Republic" was composed of the three atolls of Addu, Huvadu and Fua Mulaku.
The prosperity of Addu encouraged rebellion in the two neighbouring atolls of Fua Mulaku and Huvadu, which joined Addu to form the United Suvadive Republic on 13 March 1959.
The Huvadu rebellion was suppressed in July 1959 by a gunboat commanded personally by the Prime Minister; a British regiment prevented any action in Addu.
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 Maldives Travel - Popular Cities
The biggest atoll in the Maldives and the whole world is Huvadhu which is just south of the one and a half degree channel.
On its reef rim are many inhabited islands including Thinadhoo, Gaddhoo, and Vaadhoo.
The dialect of Dhivehi language spoken in Fua Mulaku is referred to as Mulaku and more closely resenbles the Addu than the Malé; dialect.
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 Bits and Pieces - Silco - Male', republic of Maldives
Lying south of Laamu Atoll across the One and Half Degree channel is Huvadhu Atoll (6,486 sq.mi.) the largest true atoll formation in the world with a lagoon area spanning 865.6sq,miles.
mi.) is unique in the sense that it is formed by a single island, that of Fua Mulaku.
Fua Mulaku's amin draw is the Kedeyre Mosque.
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 Seenu Atoll Amazing Destination   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Afeef Didi's administration was based on democratic principles hitherto or henceforth unknown in the
Across the channel in Fua Mulaku and Huvadu Atoll news of
and Fua Mulaku spelt a body-blow on the United Suvadive Republic.
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 Dhivehi Observer News | South Asia | Maldives | News | Elections
The harbour was constructed because Fua Mulah revolted against Gayyoom at the end of 1995.
Men were arrested and exiled for years, and Gayyoom forced many young men from the atoll to join the NSS for military training.
The Chief Priest said that the name of that island was Moluque (Fua Mulaku).
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 MALDIVE ISLANDS - Online Information article about MALDIVE ISLANDS
North Male, Kardiva (where the channel of the same name, 35 M. broad, partly breaks the chain), and Fadiffolu.
(3 and 4) The natives of Suvadiva, Addu, Mulaku and the other southern clusters, who have had little communication with the Central Male people, and probably preserve more of the See also:
They are an intelligent and industrious people, growing their own crops, manufacturing their own See also:
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 FUAHMULAH Articles Gnaviyani Atoll This island was dep
This island was depopulated and resettled twice in the last thousand years owing to lethal epidemics.
This island is known by geographers as Fua Mulaku.
The origin of this name is in the ancient local poem 'Rashoveshi' where the name of the island in the first line is in the vocative "Fua Mulaku nan ive medu adi fen heu rashe..."
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