Maldives is the smallest country in Asia. The country has been recognized by its beauty and the uniqueness of how the archipelago of the islands has formed. The Maldives are located south-west of Sri-Lanka and India in the Indian Ocean. There are almost 1,192 small coral islands grouped and 26 naturally formed atolls. The islands of the Maldives are spread across an area over 90,000 square kilometers and compromises over 200 inhabited islands. Almost 122 islands are developed as tourist resorts, and over 78 islands are considered being used for agricultural use and other livelihood purposes.