Details: This poster shows Island Beach, Maldives, North Indian Ocean. Photograph by Kenrou Kimura.
Maldives, officially the Republic of Maldives, is an island nation consisting of a group of atolls in the Indian Ocean. The twenty-six atolls encompass a territory featuring 1,192 islets, roughly two hundred of which are inhabited by people. The beautiful, unpolluted beaches on small coral islands, blue waters and glorious sunsets attract tourists worldwide, bringing in about $325 million a year.