Are the Maldive islands part of India?

Maldive Islands are not in India.


The Maldives is a chain of 26 coral atolls southwest of Sri Lanka, extending across the equThe Maldives is a chain of 26 coral atolls southwest of Sri Lanka, extending across the equator in a north-south strip 754km (468mi) long and 118km (73mi) wide. The 1192 low-lying coral islands are so small that dry land makes up less than 4% of the country's total territory. Some islands are uninhabited sandbars with a patch of scrub, while others are several kilometers across and covered in palms and tropical scrub.