• Capital: Malé
  • Population: 409,163
  • Surface Area: 300 km2
  • Currency: Maldivian rufiyaa
  • Belongs to: IMF, UN, SAARC

Maldives, is a country located at Southern Asia, it has an area of 300 Km2, so it is one of the smallest countries in the world.

Maldives, with a population of 409,163 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it is a densely populated country, with1,364 people per km2.

The capital is Malé and its currency is Maldivian rufiyaa

Maldives is holding the 164 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2014 was 1,527 millions of euros2,029 millions of dollars, ( 66.31% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 4,465 € euros per inhabitant5,932$ dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Maldives, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.706 points in 2014, leaving it in 104th place in the table of 187 countries published.

If the reason to visit Maldives are business, you must know it's in the 135th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Maldives, if you want to see information about other countries click here