DAY 06, 9th February 2022

HA. Thakandhoo

Thakandhoo Island of Haa Alif Atoll is geographically part of the North Thiladhunmathi Atoll, holding a great significance in the Sultan Muhammad Thakurufaanu’s story. Ali Thakurufaanu, the eldest of Utheemu brothers, was the first to be killed in the 8-year war against Portuguese, and his body was buried in Thakandhoo, where it resides today as the Tomb of Ali Thakurufaanu.

Population

949


Island is

43 HA


Cordinates

6.844, 72.997

Geographic atoll

Haa Alif


Harbor capacity

85 ft


Harbor depth

3 m


Guesthouses

n/a


Health post contact

6500567


Services

Activities

Population

949


Size

43 HA


Cordinates

6.844, 72.997

Geographic atoll

Haa Alif


Harbor capacity

85 ft


Harbor depth

3 m


Guesthouses

n/a


Health post contact

6500567


Services

PetrolInternet

Activities

SnorkelingFishingBBQ

Visiting the Tombs of Al-Khatheeb Ali Thakurufuaanu and two of his Family Members

Activity 1, 9th February 2022

Thakandhoo is home to Utheemu Ali-thakurufaanu’s wife, where Ali-thakurufaanu and his wife lived. Al-Khatheeb Ali Thakurufuaanu was the eldest of the Utheemu brothers, and it is known in history that the Portuguese invaded and killed Ali-thakurufaanu in 1572. The Tomb of Al-Khatheeb Ali Thakurufuaanu and two of his family members are in Thakandhoo, preserved to this day.

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