From Kanifuri (Kanifushi), the barrier reef extends about 7 miles NNE to Fallwaru (Madivaru).
The islet of Naifaru, the most densely populated of the atoll lies on the reef about 2 miles SSW of Fallwaru. It is the capital of Lhaviyani (Fadiffolu) atoll. The total area of Naifaru is 0,53 km², including the part of the island expanded by reclaiming the surronding lagoon of the island. Madivaru is an uninhabited island about half a kilometer NE of Naifaru and is a part of this island.