Maldives curiosities – find out what they are famous for, what is the highest peak of this country, in how many years they can be under water as a result of rising sea waters and as a result of which the Maldivian may lose his citizenship.
1. the Maldives as an independent country existed since 26 July 1965. On that day they gained independence from the United Kingdom.
2. in terms of surface area it is nearly 1050 times smaller than the American one.
3) The Maldives is the lowest located country in the world, so it is not surprising that its highest peak is also the lowest in the world. It sounds ridiculous, but it is true. It does not even have its own name, but rises to a height of 2.3 meters above sea level.
The flag of this country consists of two rectangles, one bigger red in the middle, with the other green in the middle. In the central part there is a crescent referring to Islam. Green symbolizes happiness, nature and peace, while red symbolizes bloodshed during the independence fights.
5) The leading religion is Islam, which is professed by more than 99% of the population.

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