Republic of Malta
Malta, in long shape the Republic of Malta, in Maltese Malted, in English Malted (Republic of Malted), is an island State of Europe, situated in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. It consists of an archipelago of eight islands, among which four are inhabited, situated in 93 kilometers in the South of Sicily.
Its strategic location between the western Mediterranean Sea and the oriental Mediterranean Sea was worth to him the greeds and the activity of numerous powers during ages. It acquired its independence of the United Kingdom, and it for the first time its history, September 21st, 1964 and is a member of the European Union since May 1st, 2004, as well as the Eurozone since January 1st, 2008.
With its 316 km2, it is the smallest State of the European Union. Its density is the highest of the European Union, counting 446 547 people, that is 1 413 inhabitants in km2.
Malta possesses a national language, the Maltese and two official languages, the Maltese and English. The capital of the country is Valletta situated on the island of Malta.
A few figures
National anthem :
The coins of the Maltese currency
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Last edited: 25 Mar 2017