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Concrete Jungle or Male City.
Male'
You cannot judge the Maldives after seeing Male', the "concrete jungle" of Asia! Maldives in fact is a place with life of a different sort. Out in the islands, time as you would judge by time as seen by peoples of developed countries do not exist! You have all the time you want! Come again to Maldives and see the difference!
Copyright: Island Pixcel
Type: Cylindrical
Resolution: 22016x6533
Taken: 29/09/2011
Uploaded: 25/04/2012
Updated: 28/03/2015
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More About Male'

It is located at the southern edge of North Malé Atoll (Kaafu Atoll). It is also one of the Administrative divisions of the Maldives. Traditionally it was the King's Island, from where the ancient Maldive Royal dynasties ruled and where the palace was located. The city was also called Mahal. Formerly it was a walled city surrounded by fortifications and gates (doroshi). The Royal Palace (Gan'duvaru) was destroyed along with the picturesque forts (kotte) and bastions (buruzu) when the city was remodelled under President Ibrahim Nasir's rule after the abolition of the monarchy. However, the beautifully decorated Male' Hukuru Miskiy remains. In recent years, the island has been considerably expanded through landfilling operations. Over the years there have been many coup attempts and protests centered in Male as a result of demand for greater democracy in the Maldives.source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mal%C3%A9