960 Country Code – Maldives – 00960

960 is the country code for Maldives.

Malé is the capital city of Maldives.

How to Call Maldives from Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

To call a telephone number in Maldives from Dubai (United Arab Emirates):

  • Dial the international call prefix. For calls from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
  • Dial the country code for Maldives - 960.
  • Dial the subscriber number.

Landlines – Area Codes in the Maldives

Telephone numbers in the Maldives are 7 digits (+960 XXX XXXX).

Telephone numbers for the Male (the capital) area are:

  • 300 XXXX – 303 XXXX
  • 330 XXXX – 335 XXXX
  • 339 XXXX

Numbers for other atolls include:

  • Haa Alifu Atoll – 650 XXXX
  • Haa Dhaalu Atoll – 652 XXXX
  • Shaviani Atoll – 654 XXXX
  • Noonu Atoll – 656 XXXX
  • Raa Atoll – 658 XXXX
  • Baa Atoll – 660 XXXX
  • Lhaviyani Atoll – 662 XXXX
  • Kaafu Atoll – 664 XXXX, 665 XXXX
  • Alifu Alifu Atoll – 666 XXXX
  • Alifu Dhaalu Atoll – 668 XXXX
  • Vaavu Atoll – 670 XXXX
  • Meenu Atoll – 672 XXXX
  • Faafu Atoll – 674 XXXX
  • Dhaalu Atoll – 676 XXXX
  • Thaa Atoll – 678 XXXX
  • Laamu Atoll – 680 XXXX
  • Gaafu Alifu Atoll – 682 XXXX
  • Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll – 684 XXXX
  • Gnaviani Atoll – 686 XXXX
  • Seenu Atoll – 688 XXXX, 689 XXXX

Mobile Telephone Numbers in the Maldives

Mobile phone numbers in the Maldives are 7 digits long.

They begin with 7 or 9.

To call a mobile phone number in the Maldives from overseas, dial the international exit call prefix (00/+), the Maldives country code (960), and then the subscriber number e.g. 00-960-XXXXXXX or +960-XXXXXXX.

00960 +960 Maldives Country Code
00960 +960 Maldives Country Code

Time Difference

When telephoning to the Maldives from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), please note the time difference between the UAE and the Maldives.

The time now in the Maldives is . The date is .

The current time in the United Arab Emirates is . The date is .

The time difference between Maldives and UAE is 1 hour.

Exchange Rate

The currency of the Maldives is the Maldivian rufiyaa (MVR).

Exchange rates between the Maldivian rufiyaa and the UAE dirham (MVR to AED, AED to MVR) are:

  • 1 Maldivian rufiyaa (MVR) = 0.238 AED
  • 1 UAE dirham (AED) = 4.206 MVR

Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .

Useful Information

The Maldives is an group of over 1,200 islands in the Arabian Sea of the Indian Ocean. These islands are part of 26 atolls, ringed coral formations that have fragmented into separate islands.

Around 200 of the islands are inhabited. Another 150 or so are home to tourist resorts.

The Maldives is the flattest country in the world. Over three quarters of its islands are less than one metre above sea level. Rising sea levels, caused by global warming, are a major concern.

Male is the capital of the Maldives and its most populated city.

Islam is the official religion. The weekend in the Maldives runs from Friday to Saturday.

The official language is Divehi, closely related to Sinhalese (spoken in Sri Lanka). English is widely spoken, especially by those working in tourism.

Tourism is the largest industry. Fishing is another major economic sector.

Most visitors arrive at Velana International Airport. It is located on Hulhule Island in the North Male Atoll, close to the capital. Tourists travel to their resorts by seaplane or boat.

According to data from the World Bank, the population of the Maldives in recent years is:

  • 2018 - 515,696
  • 2017 - 496,402
  • 2016 - 475,513
  • 2015 - 454,915
  • 2014 - 435,015
  • 2013 - 415,593
  • 2012 - 397,237
  • 2011 - 380,495
  • 2010 - 365,734
  • 2009 - 353,398
  • 2008 - 343,452
  • 2007 - 335,169
  • 2006 - 327,487
  • 2005 - 319,608
  • 2004 - 311,265
  • 2003 - 302,683
  • 2002 - 294,186
  • 2001 - 286,306
  • 2000 - 279,398
  • 1999 - 273,527
  • 1998 - 268,455

Maldives Map

The Maldives can be seen on the map below.

Map showing location of Maldives
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