Malé, Maldives

July 18, 2014  •  Leave a Comment

Malé BreakwallMalé BreakwallA view of the breakwall on the Western side of Malé, the capital city of The Maldives. Male is the commercial capital of the Maldives and more than 100,000 people live in Male's 2.25 square mile area, making it one of the most densely populated islands in the world.

When most people think of The Maldives, they think of the many luxury resorts scattered along the atolls and reefs of this Indian Ocean nation. The Maldives has an urban side as well. Malé, the commercial and political capital of The Maldives has more than 100,000 people live in its 2.25 square mile area, making it one of the most densely populated islands in the world.

The city is easy to walk around and features many colorful buildings. The port areas, for both passengers and freight, are interesting places to see how goods and people move around this island nation.

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Malé FishmongerMalé FishmongerA fishmonger prepares to clean and butcher a pair of large fish in the fish market in Malé, the capital city of The Maldives. Male is the commercial capital of the Maldives and more than 100,000 people live in Male's 2.25 square mile area, making it one of the most densely populated islands in the world.

A fishmonger prepares to clean and butcher a pair of large fish in the fish market in Malé

Night Beach CafeNight Beach CafeThe Night Beach Cafe on the southern side of Malé, the capital city of The Maldives. Male is the commercial capital of the Maldives and more than 100,000 people live in Male's 2.25 square mile area, making it one of the most densely populated islands in the world.

The Night Beach Cafe on the southern side of Malé

 

 

Bringing in the CatchBringing in the CatchFisherman bring a few hundred pounds of fish into the fish market in Malé, the capital city of The Maldives. Male is the commercial capital of the Maldives and more than 100,000 people live in Male's 2.25 square mile area, making it one of the most densely populated islands in the world.

Fisherman bring a few hundred pounds of fish into the fish market in Malé

 

Malé BuildingMalé BuildingSome of the many colorful buildings in Malé, the capital city of The Maldives. Male is the commercial capital of the Maldives and more than 100,000 people live in Male's 2.25 square mile area, making it one of the most densely populated islands in the world.

Some of the many colorful buildings in Malé

 


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