Its capital, and the most populated city in the country, is Malé, where the only operational international airport of the republic (MLE) is located.
Maldives shares cultural legacy with Sri Lanka, India, Arab countries and North Africa.
Its seabed is home to different coral reefs, whales, dolphins, sharks, turtles and an a vast number of marine species. Its fine white sand beaches are the main tourist attraction for those looking for paradise.
Curiosidades: Maldives is the smallest and least populated country in Asia. Its total area is 316 km2, a little more than half of the island of Ibiza. Its total population comes close to 345,000 inhabitants.
Climate: Maldives enjoys a tropical climate with an average annual temperature around 30ºC. Very seldom thermometers go down to 25ºC.
Between December and March the average temperature is a little cooler than the rest of the year and there is little probability of precipitation. Between May and October chances are bigger of rain. April, the hottest, and November, are very stable months in which the waters are more crystalline.
Visa regulations: Visa obtained in advance is not required for citizens of the European Union for a maximum stay of 30 days (it can be done upon arrival)