Hithadhoo is an important district in Addu City, Maldives. Hithadhoo island holds Hithadhoo town and its an administrative center of Addu City. The district holds administrative, historic, archeologic and touristic importance. The place is said to hold ruins of an old fort which probably belonged to the ‘Lord of the Maldives’ Kunhali Marakkar. There are many more archaeological sites on this island, as one at Fen Muli and another somewhere in the western side of the island. Hithadhoo is that the second-largest island within the Maldives with an area of 525.7 Ha (5.3 sqm). It has a length of half-dozen.8 km and a width of 1.8 km at its widest point. It is also the second-largest inhabited island in the Maldives.
The part of the island south of the city is lushly vegetated with palms and shrubs, whilst the northern end of the island consists of a partially stony, unreal scrubland, which can be explored only on narrow trails. Hithadhoo city is marked by dirty roads, narrow lanes, leaning houses, and dense vegetation. Island traffic is mostly quite colourful, notably, once many island faculty kids wearing a large number of otherwise coloured faculty uniforms square measure queueing up for the bus.