Maldives is an island country located in the Indian Ocean. It is about 1,190 kilometers southwest of India. The country is made up of about 1,200 islands, which are spread over an area of about 90,000 square kilometers. The capital city of Maldives is Male. Maldives is a popular tourist destination and is known for its beaches and resorts. To call Maldives from Tanzania, you need to dial the following sequence of numbers: 00-960-the number you are calling.