The 960 area code is located in the country of Maldives. Officially, the nation is called the Republic of the Maldives and also known as the Maldives Islands. It is located in the vicinity of the Indian Ocean/Arabian Sea.
Maldives is made up of 26 islands that form a double chain and reside in the Laccadive Sea between the Chagos Archipelago and Minicoy Island. The Maldives Islands are at the top of a submarine mountain range known as the Chagos-Laccadive Ridge.
The Maldives Islands form the smallest Asian country with regards to both mass and population. The nation is approximately 4.9 inches above sea level, making it the lowest-sitting country on the planet.