Ungoofaaru

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Ungoofaaru
Ungoofaaru is locatit in Maldives
Ungoofaaru
Ungoofaaru
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 05°40′05″N 73°01′50″E / 5.66806°N 73.03056°E / 5.66806; 73.03056Coordinates: 05°40′05″N 73°01′50″E / 5.66806°N 73.03056°E / 5.66806; 73.03056
KintraMaldives
Admeenistrative atollNorthren Maalhosmadulhu Atoll
Distance tae Malé173.39 km (107.74 mi)
Govrenment
 • Island ChiefAb Nasir.
Dimensions
 • Length0.775 km (0.482 mi)
 • Width0.450 km (0.280 mi)
Population
 (2014)[1]
 • Tot1,501 (includin furriners)
Time zoneUTC+05:00 (MST)

Ungoofaaru (Dhivehi: އުނގޫފާރު) is the caipital o Northern Maalhosmadulhu Atoll. It is locatit on the eastren rim o this atoll an is the location for Ungoofaaru Regional Hospital, the lairgest hospital in the Northren Province.

Follaein the 2004 tsunami, the residents o the devastatit Kandholhudhoo island wur muivit intae temporary accommodation on Ungoofaaru, afore being rehoosit on nearbi Dhvuvaafaaru in 2008.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Table PP5: Resident Population by sex, nationality and locality (administrative islands), 2014" (PDF). Population and Households Census 2014. National Bureau of Statistics. p. 34. Retrieved 11 August 2018. 

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