Huraa is one of the inhabited islands of Kaafu Atoll. Huraa is located in the North Malé Atoll, and is an inhabited island. The island is 20.42 km (13 mi; 11 nmi) is situated towards the northeast of the country's capital, Malé.

The Island

There is a mangrove swamp located to the north of the island, and is declared as a protected nature reserve. Its environment with its unique vegetation provide a safe resting place for species of protected birds inhabiting the place. In a study conducted by the IUCN, in Huraa ten different varieties of trees were identified, some true mangrove and others mangrove associated plants The people of the island are engaged mainly in fishing and tourism activities. Tourism is becoming the major economic activity since the advent of the local guest houses in the island.
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