According to Allcitycodes, the Maldives is an island nation located in the Indian Ocean, near India and Sri Lanka. It has an area of 298 square kilometers and is home to over 500,000 people. The Maldives is made up of 1,192 coral islands grouped into 26 natural atolls that are separated by deep channels. The highest point in the country is only 2.4 meters (7 feet) above sea level, making it one of the lowest countries in the world. The country’s terrain consists mostly of low coral islands with white sandy beaches and palm trees. The Maldives has a tropical climate with warm temperatures year-round and plenty of sunshine throughout the year. There are also numerous lagoons and reefs surrounding the islands which make it a popular destination for snorkeling and diving. The area code for Maldives is +960. This code is used when dialing from outside Maldives to any other phone number within it. Additionally, to call a cell phone or landline inside Maldives from another country you must dial 00 + 960 + area code (without 0) + telephone number. For example, to call a phone number in Male (the capital city), you would dial 00 + 960 + 3 + telephone number. There are currently seven area codes for different regions across Maldives; Male (3), Haa Alifu Atoll (5), Baa Atoll (7), Raa Atoll (2), Thaa Atoll (9), Laamu Atoll (6) and Dhaalu Atoll(4). Check physicscat for Maldives in 2013.