Maafahi (U) (IND) - [ Thiladhunmathi Uthuruburi (Haa Alifu Atoll) ]

Is a long-term leased island for Agricultural Purpose. With an area of 99.1Ha its a comparatively big island. From Hydroponics to land agriculture is practice in the island.

General Information

DMS Latitude 6° 49' 42'' N
DMS Longitude 73° 9' 23'' E
Area (ha) 99.10
Length (m) 1.56
Width (m) 1.29
Island status Long term leased island
Leased info To: Salah Shihab M . Bageechaage Since:16/6/2014
Nearest to airport name Hanimaadhoo International Airport
Proximity to airport (km) 6
Nearest sea plane landing area Island Hideaway
Proximity to sea plane landing area (km) 7
Nearest inhabited island Muraidhoo (I)
Proximity to inhabited island (km) 1
Nearest uninhabited island
Proximity to uninhabited island (km) 11
Nearest lagoon Vashafaru (I)
Proximity to lagoon (km) 7
Nearest resort Alidhoo Island Resort
Proximity to resort (km) 1
Reef fish found Grouper,Red Snapper,Parrot Fish,Surgeon Fish,Goat Fish,Snapper
Purpose Agriculture
Weather condition Min 25 °C Max 31 °C Sun 70% Precipitation 0% Wind direction NE Wind force 2
Protected area
Environmentally sensitive area
Invasive species
Sea plane landing area
Ice plants
Fish processing plants
Agricultural islands
Regional ports
Historical islands
Picnic islands
Marine protected areas
Biosphere reserve

Map Image

Satellite Image

Thiladhunmathi Uthuruburi (Haa Alifu Atoll)
Thiladhunmathi Uthuruburi (Haa Alifu Atoll)

Soil Details

Height at sea leavel 1
Height between soil water lens 12
Quality of water lens Good
Soil pH 4
Top soil depth 3
Soil Quality Good
Soil content - Sand (%) 25
Soil content - Clay (%) 45
Soil content - Silt (%) 30

Land - Natural Vegetation

Coconut Groves Details

Variety Name Area (sq.ft) Qualitative Age
Madhoshi / Red bead tree 50 Good Young

Other Vegetation

Species Area (sq.ft) Qualitative
5 0

Non-Vegetative Area

Name Area (sq.ft) Species

Wet Lands


Name Area (sq.ft) Fauna Flora Qualitative
Maafahi Kulhi 12 Dhon’moosa / Wild berry 0


Name Area (sq.ft) Fauna Flora Qualitative
Maafahi Swamp 2

Costal/Beach Area


Monsoon Side High tide (m) Mid tide (m) Low tide (m) Lagoon side
North East South West 1 2 3 North East


Side Area (sq.ft)
East 3

Accreting Beach

Season - South East
Eroding side Accreting side Area (sq.ft)
1 North
Season - North West
Eroding side Accreting side Area (sq.ft)


Vegetation At Beach Area

Name Percentage (%)

Vegetation In Land

Name Percentage (%)


Aquatic Details

Natural lagoon or not Size (ha) Natural entry to the island Lagoon depth (m)

Field Area

No of field area Crop cultivated Area (sq.ft)
10 Alanaasi / Pineapple 1500

Animal Husbandry

Animal name No of livestock Area (sq.ft)
Bakari / Goat 500 500
Kukulhu / Chicken 1500 300


Product name Process method Area (sq.ft) Scale of production
Maafahi Agro Products 0 1 1 Ton per month

Protected & Sensitive

Fully Protected

Location Name of the site Size (sq ft) Purpose of protection Fauna Flora

Partially Protected

Location Name of the site Size (sq ft) Purpose of protection Fauna Flora


Location Name of the site Size (sq ft) Fauna Flora

Biosphere Reserves

Location Name of the site Land area covered Sea area covered Purpose of conservation Fauna Flora


Location Name of the site Estimated age Reason for protection

Historical Place

Location Name of the site Size (sq ft) Reason for protection


Location Name of the site Size (sq ft) Reason for protection Fauna Flora

Historical Data

Historical Data

Visual clue of historical data Evidence Prior usage of the island

Old Historical Tree

Name Where it is Age


Name Quantity/ Capacity

Invasive Species


Name Percentage


Name Percentage Reports

Local birds in the island

Scientific Name

Migratory Birds

Bird Name Season
NorthEast Monsoon

Other Feature

Local Name Description
Maafahi maafahi is Lease of Uninhabited Islands for Fisheries and Agriculture Purposes

Island Gallery

feild area
feild area

Dragon fruit field in Ha. Maafahi.
Dragon fruit field in Ha. Maafahi.

The Dragon fruit is a tropical fruit.