About the island
Island

Kan'ditheemu

Atoll

Shaviyani

Population

1567

Known for


Kanditheemu (Dhivehi: ކަނޑިތީމު) is one of the inhabited islands of Shaviyani Atoll administrative and geographically part of the Miladhummadulhu Atoll in the Maldives. The island is 258.78 km (161 mi; 140 nmi) north of the country's capital, Malé. The island lies on the North West of the atoll near the border with Miladhunmadulhu-Thiladhunmathi atoll borders. The total land area of the island is 0.89 km2 (0.34 sq mi) and surrounded by deep lagoons on the northern and southern end of the island, where boats can be anchored. The main occupation of the people of Kanditheemu is fishing.