Flag of Maldives and dv-MV

Locale Code: dv-MV

The locale code represents Divehi language in Maldives.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive dv-MV locale data for Maldives
Country NameMaldives
Country Name (Local)Dhivehi Raajje/Maldives
Country Flag🇲🇻
Country Area300 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)MV
Language NameDivehi
Language Name (Local)ދިވެހި
Language Code (ISO 639-1)dv
RegionSouthern Asia
Capital NameMalé
Capital Latitude4.1748
Capital Longitude73.50888
Postal Code Format#####
Postal Code Regex^(\d{5})$


The currency used for the locale code dv-MV is Maldivian Rufiyaa.

Currency information for Maldives and dv-MV locale
Currency NameMaldivian Rufiyaa
Currency Name (Local)Maldivian rufiyaa
Currency CodeMVR
Currency Symbol
Currency Numeric462
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameLaari


Maldives has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+05:00.



Maldives is an island country and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'dv-MV' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, dv_MV is a locale code for Divehi language in Maldives. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.