Neykurendhoo (Haa Dhaalu Atoll)

Neykurendhoo (Dhivehi: ނޭކުރެންދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of Haa Dhaalu Atoll administrative division and geographically part of Thiladhummathi Atoll in the north of the Maldives.

Neykurendhoo
Neykurendhoo is located in Maldives
Neykurendhoo
Neykurendhoo
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 06°32′29″N 72°58′45″E / 6.54139°N 72.97917°E / 6.54139; 72.97917Coordinates: 06°32′29″N 72°58′45″E / 6.54139°N 72.97917°E / 6.54139; 72.97917
CountryMaldives
Geographic atollThiladhummathi Atoll
Administrative atollHaa Dhaalu Atoll
Distance to Malé268.16 km (166.63 mi)
Dimensions
 • Length1.730 km (1.075 mi)
 • Width1.180 km (0.733 mi)
Population
 (2014)[1]
 • Total743 (including foreigners)
Time zoneUTC+05:00 (MST)

HistoryEdit

Neykurendhoo was among the islands severely 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.

GeographyEdit

The island is 268.16 km (167 mi; 145 nmi) north of the country's capital, Malé.[2]

DemographyEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006 835—    
2014 711−14.9%
2006-2014: Census populations
Source: [3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Table PP5: Resident Population by sex, nationality and locality (administrative islands), 2014" (PDF). Population and Households Census 2014. National Bureau of Statistics. p. 33. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Coordinate Distance Calculator". Boulter.com. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Table 3.3: Total Maldivian Population by Islands" (PDF). National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 9 August 2018.