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Gan in the region of South Province is a town in Maldives - some 338 mi (or 543 km) South of Malé, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Gan in Maldives

Current time in Gan is now 09:41 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Indian / Maldives" with an UTC offset of 5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Meedhoo, Hithadhoo or Hulhudhoo. Since you are here already, make sure to check out and Gan. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Maldives sun island

08:33 min ( December 20, 2010 by bowwave59)
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Scuba Diving Maldives - Holiday Inn Kand...

05:22 min ( August 18, 2009 by ScubazooVideo)
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Holiday Inn Kandooma Resort is an exciting new resort in South Male Atoll, Maldives. Minutes away from the amazing diving at Kandooma Thila, Coco corner and Guraidhoo it's truly a divers paradise. Mus...

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09:37 min ( January 27, 2011 by studioars2010)
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Maldives Addu Fatal Gang Fight 2008

00:09 min ( March 08, 2012 by KommisMeehah)
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This is a video of a fatal gang fight in Addu City, Maldives. As this was taken using a mobile phone, the quality is quite low. Miee Addugai hingi nurakkaatheri maaramaariegge video eh. Mi video nagaa...

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Interesting facts about this location


Royal Air Force Station Gan commonly known as RAF Gan, is a former Royal Air Force station on Gan Island, the southern-most island of Addu Atoll which is part of the larger groups of islands which form the Maldives, in the middle of the Indian Ocean. The airfield is now Gan International Airport.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -0.7, 73.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:History of the Maldives, Military units and formations disestablished in 1976, Military units and formations established in 1957, Royal Air Force stations in Asia

Gan International Airport

Gan International Airport is located on the island of Gan in Addu Atoll (also known as Seenu Atoll) in the Maldives. First built by the Royal Navy, and transferred to the Royal Air Force as RAF Gan, it was a military airbase used during World War II and until 1976. The British handed it over to the government and it was used as a domestic airport.

More reading: Gan International Airport homepage
Located at -0.7, 73.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Airports in the Maldives, Aviation in the Maldives


Kōgaṇṇu is the oldest cemetery in the Maldives. Kōgaṇṇu cemetery is located in the island of Meedhoo in Addu Atoll. The cemetery was built about 900 years ago for the purpose of burying the first Muslims of Addu Atoll. It is the cemetery with the largest area in the Maldives. The largest tombstone in the country is also found in this cemetery. It is believed that this tombstone dates back to the 18th century and belongs to one of the royals of the Maldives.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -0.7, 73.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Cemeteries in the Maldives