Kulhudhuffushi (Dhivehi) is the capital of Haa Dhaalu Atoll administrative division on Thiladhunmathi Atoll in the north of the Maldives. Kulhudhuffushi is known as the “Heart of the North”. The island is famous for its mangroves (kulhi), after which the island itself is named.
Kulhudhuffushi City is the economic capital of the northern Maldives. Residents of the city and surrounding settlements are mostly employed in the service or produce sectors; such as the local Saturday Market. Saturday market is a market which is held in every Saturday at “Bandaara road” Kulhudhuffushi, where local farmers products and domestic food is available. Hundreds of islanders of Thiladhunmathi visit for shopping and business to kulhudhuffushi City mostly on Saturdays.
People from the island are known and famous for Shark fishing, blacksmith works, producing coir rope, building boats and working in cargo vessels. The culture of the island have its own uniqueness until now.
Kulhudhuffushi Campus was first established as a “Regional Youth Vocational Training Center” offering vocational training courses only. It now provides courses of different disciplines. Kulhudhuffushi Campus provides various facilities for students and provides Hostel services to non-residents.