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About Kurendhoo, Maldives
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Kurendhoo is one of the inhabited islands of Lhaviyani Atoll. It is 0.650 km long and 0.375 km wide and is 128.22 km (80 mi; 69 nmi) north of the countrys capital, Malé City. This island is small and people earn their living mainly from tourism, government jobs, agriculture, local shops, tuna fishing, grouper fishing, and other forms of harvesting such as lobster and sea cucumber. It is home to a population of about 2036 people. Although the local language is Dhivehi, many can also speak in English. The island has 02 hotels, 03 restaurants, 8 local shops, and 03 domestic transfer operators. It also has a health centre. However, the island does not have an ATM yet. Out of the 54 islands in Lhaviyani Atoll only 5 are inhabited. This means visitors have plenty of nearby islands to explore. Kurendhoo is known to have had settlement as early as the Buddhist period in Maldivian history predominantly used as an agricultural island. Among its other notable features is the tomb of Sheikh Najeebul Habashee; a royal cleric who recited Quaran and other prayers in the royal palace. The tomb is built on the very spot where he died and was buried, and is an attration to many locals and tourists. As Kurendhoo is less touristy, it is a good place to visit if you are looking to experience Maldives off the beaten path.
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