Divehi Raajjeyge Jumhooriyyaa (Republic of the Maldives)
  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The islands were under British protection from 1887 until complete independence was achieved on 26 July 1965. The Maldives became a republic on 11 Nov. 1968.


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Further Reading

  1. Gayoom, M. A., The Maldives: A Nation in Peril. Ministry of Planning, Human Resources and Environment, Republic of Maldives, 1998Google Scholar
  2. Reynolds, Christopher H. B., Maldives. [Bibliography] ABC-Clio, Oxford and Santa Barbara CA), 1993Google Scholar
  3. National Statistics Office: Statistics Section, Ministry of Planning and National Development.Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2004

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  • Barry Turner

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