Vaadhoo has its own dialect of Maldivian, which is considerably different from northern and Mid-Maldivian speech. Geographically the island is 437.12 km south of the country's capital. The main work done by the people of the island is agriculture.
Gdh. Vadhoo Island best known for archeology Important Buddhist remains have been found on the island, including A ruined stupa called "Vaadhoo Bodu Havitta" is located on the north-east of the centre of the Island. It is about 90m in circumference and 12 m in height. And another mount (Vaadhoo Kuda Havitta) located on the north-east of the centre of the island which is about 40 m in circumference and 7 m in height.There is also an ancient cemetery knows as "Thunndey Ziyaarai" located on the north-west side of the Island.
Details of a famous person from the island.
Sheikh Mohamed Jamaluddin or Vaadhoo Dhanna Kaleygefaanu is a Maldivian son who travelled abroad during the reign of King Hassan, the son of Hilaali's descendants. He was educated in Hadhramaut, Yemen. He was a famous religious scholar and the first educator of the Maldives.
Sheikh Mohamed Jamaluddin was given a warm welcome by Bodu Thakurufaanu. He then requested Raadhun to carry out the work of Islam. He was an honest man. He requested to stay alone in an island. By the king's order, Mohamed Jamaluddin stayed in Vaadhoo. He built a house to stay in with the help of the island’s head, Mohamed Fadithakuru. Religious education was commenced and Ali Naib Thakurufaanu, son of Mohamed Fadithakuru, was the first to study.
When Sheikh Mohamed Jamaluddin began teaching, within a short period of time people from different parts of Maldives came to educate from him. The students were taught at the Friday Mosque in Vaadhoo. She
ikh Mohamed Jamaluddin's most famous students are Aboobakuru Fandiyaaru Thakurufaanu (Gdh.Kuramathi), Addu Bodu Fandiyaaru Thakurufaanu (S. Meedhoo Mohamed, son of Fuvahmulah Hassan Naib). They were 19-17 years old at the time.
Mohamed Jamaluddin passed away in Hijra in 990 during the reign of Bodu Thakurufaanu. It is said the reason for his death was due to one of the women who visited the Friday Mosque in Vaadhoo.