Today Velidhu is the most populous island of Noonu Atoll. The island has many historic monuments including a tree (Velidhu bodu nikagas), which has been there for more than five centuries.
Much of the history of Velidhu is unknown, but research is ongoing.
The island is said to be one of the greatest fishing areas in the Maldives.
Moreover Velidhoo is famously known as Naraka Velidhoo ( english: The Naraka Velidhoo ) Below is a list of people who have filled the post of island chief (dates are provided where known).
Below is a list of people who have filled the post of Judge.