Dhaalu Atoll is one of the atolls of the Maldives which corresponds to the natural atoll of the same name. The atoll stretches 14 miles form east to west and 24 miles from north to south. Dhaalu Atoll has a total of 56 islands, seven of which are in habited with a total population of 6694 people. The capital island is Kudahuvadhoo, located at the atoll's southern tip. Dhaalu Atoll is accessible through regular domestic flights from Velana International Airport to Dhaalu Airport located on Kudahuvadhoo as well as local ferry services.