Maldives is locally known as Dhivehi Raajje and the type of government it has is Republic.
The capital of Maldives is Male and has a population of 0.1 million.
The Maldivian flag is consists of red with a large green rectangle in the center bearing a vertical white crescent moon; the closed side of the crescent is on the hoist side of the flag; red recalls those who have sacrificed their lives in defense of their country, the green rectangle represents peace and prosperity, and the white crescent signifies Islam and is shown above.
The National symbol of Maldives is crescent moon.
The National anthem of Maldives is ""Gaumii salaam" ("National Salute")" which was composed by Pandit Wannakuwattawaduge Don Amaradeva.