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Maldives is a south asian island country, it is located in indianocean,the Maldives is one of the world's most geographically dispersed countries, as well as the smallest Asian country by both land area and population, Malé is the capital and most populated city, traditionally called the King's Island for its central location.The Maldives Islands Specks of emerald green enveloped by dazzling turquoise waters like scattered beads in the ocean; white powdery beaches, tall palms lean on towards the sea, The name Maldives may derive from the Malayalam words maala.Located at the crossways of the Indian Ocean shipping lanes on the main seaway around the Indian subcontinent, the Maldives has long been a meeting point for African, Arab, Malay and Indonesian mariners.Bodu Beru is the most popular form of music and dance in the country, believed to have been introduced in the early 19th century by African slaves. Historians believe that Thaara, which also holds a special place in local entertainment, have been introduced from the Middle East in the seventeenth century.western pop and Indian music is popular with the young and old.
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