- Felidhu Atoll
location=3° 41' N and 3° 13' N
atoll_chief = Ali Rasheed Abdul Rahman [http://www.atolls.gov.mv/atollchiefs.asp]
islands=Felidhoo Fulidhoo Keyodhoo Rakeedhoo Thinadhoo
Felidhu Atoll is a natural
atollof the Maldives.
It is the smallest administrative atoll in terms of population.
This atoll is located 40 miles from capital Malé, 90 minutes by speedboat and 5 hours by slow boat.
Vaavu Atolladministrative division includes two geographical atolls; Felidhu Atoll and the small egg-shaped Vattaru Reef, which has only one little islet and is 9 kilometers in diameter.
The easternmost geographical point of the Maldives is located at Fottheyo Muli, close to Fottheyo Island. [Romero-Frias, Xavier. "The Maldive Islanders, A Study of the Popular Culture of an Ancient Ocean Kingdom"]
No remains from the
Buddhistperiod have been found on this atoll.
* "Divehi Tārīkhah Au Alikameh". Divehi Bahāi Tārikhah Khidmaiykurā Qaumī Markazu. Reprint 1958 edn. Malé 1990.
* "Divehiraajjege Jōgrafīge Vanavaru". Muhammadu Ibrahim Lutfee. G.Sōsanī.
* Romero-Frias, Xavier. "The Maldive Islanders, A Study of the Popular Culture of an Ancient Ocean Kingdom". Barcelona 1999.
* http://www.vaavuatoll.gov.mv "Official Vaavu Atoll website"'
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