Maldives is a one of the most popular destination in the world, it is known for its beaches , coral reefs, aquatic life , water sports such as swimming , scuba diving , snorkeling , water skiing etc. Here are the some awesome facts about Maldives.
1. Maldives is the smallest country in Asia.
2. Did you know? Maldives do not have mountains or hills.
3. World’s first underwater cabinet meeting was held here in 2009. Reason behind the underwater meeting is to raise awareness about the global warming issues.
4. Cowry shells have been used as money during medieval times in Maldives.
5. 99% of Maldives is consist of water.
6. Maldivian cuisine mainly consists of coconut , fish and starch.
7. Safest Travel destination on the globe.
8. Maldives is one of the places on earth where whales can be found all year round.
9. You Can’t buy alcohol in Maldives.
9 . Maldives consist of 1,192 coral islands.
10. While many countries in the world take their weekend break on Saturday and Sunday , Maldives has its weekends on Friday and Saturday.