Maldives Geography - note

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Geography - note: smallest Asian country; archipelago of 1,190 coral islands grouped into 26 atolls (200 inhabited islands, plus 80 islands with tourist resorts); strategic location astride and along major sea lanes in Indian Ocean

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Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of August 23, 2014

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