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Country  Maldives
Time zone  MST (UTC+05:00)
Administrative atoll  Alif Dhaal Atoll
Distance to Malé  75.64 km (47.00 mi)
Area  18 ha
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Mahibadhoo (Dhivehi: މަހިބަދޫ) is the capital of Alif Dhaal Atoll.


Map of Mahibadhoo, Maldives

Mahibadhoo is the capital island of Alif Dhaal Atoll. Situated 42knot South West of Male’, the island measures 1.5 miles in length and 0.75 miles in width. Important places in Mahibadhoo include the Secretriate of A dh. Atoll Council, Atoll house, Atoll Hospital, Atoll Education Centre, Police Station, Mahibadhoo Social Centre, Bank of Maldives Mahibadhoo Branch, Traditional Mosque, Masgid al-ihsan mosque, and football ground.

Having a population of 2080 people, major economic activities of the residents include fishing, handicraft, tourism related works, construction, boat building and carpentry. A vast majority of the male youth work in nearby tourist resorts, hence making tourism the highest money generating activity to the island.

Alif Dhaal Atoll Education Centre is the biggest school in the atoll. Students can join to grade 1 at the age of 7 years and complete their O’ Level at the end of their 10th grade at this school. Those students doing O’ Level can choose either business stream or Science stream for their studies at Alif Dhaal Atoll Education Centre.A'level has recently started in the Alif Dhaal Atoll Education Centre for business stream students. And with the subject "Sociology' as an optional subject.

Services provided by the Atoll Hospital include blood transfusion, E.C.G, laboratory investigations, gynecology related operations, x-ray, ultra sound scanning and family planning. Specialist consultations include gynecology and pediatrics.

Other services available in Mahibadhoo include speed boat rental services, hotel and catering services, Wireless internet connection, Banking, ATM, and cable TV service.


Island Council
  1. Ibrahim Khaleel
  2. Bunyameen Hassan
  3. Abdullah Hassan
  4. Adam Saleem
  5. Azhan Fayyaz


Mahibadhoo Wikipedia

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