Huraa Island is situated between Himmafushi and Thulusdhoo islands. It is located just 21 km away from Male, the capital of Maldives. The population of the island is 750 people. Its size is 850 x 300 m. There are a few restaurants. Huraa is well known in Maldivian history as the last royal dynasty to rule over the Maldives has its root in Huraa island. It was founded in 1757 by Sultan al-Ghazi Hasan ‘Izz ud-din. It is very important because it included Kings, Prime Ministers, and many people from important government posts. This Dynasty started from Dhonmarudhuru Fadiththakurufaanu (Fadikkaleyfaanu) of Male’ Atoll Huraa.