Kumundhoo (Haa Dhaalu Atoll)

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Location
06°34'23"N
073°02'58"E
Country
 Maldives
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Description

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

History

An archaeological site from the pre-Islamic Buddhist era is found on the island. It is in the form of a stone circle known locally as Us-Kunna, possibly the remains of an ancient buddhist stupa. Demonstrations in Kumundhoo in 2006 was among a long line of demonstrations against the government injustice and negligence of the outer islands by the government.

Geography

The island is 270.03 km (168 mi; 146 nmi) north of the country's capital, Malé.

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