Malta

Malta is an island country forming an archipelago in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. Positioned between and , the country is the smallest member of the European Union by population, with only half a million people, but also by area, making it the fourth most densely-populated country in the world while being the tenth smallest.

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Malta is the largest of the three major islands that constitute the Maltese archipelago. Photo: Csaba Bajkó, CC BY-SA 2.0.

or Il-Belt is the capital of Malta. A harbour city, preserves much of its 16th-century architectural heritage built under the Hospitallers. Photo: Thyes, Public domain.

is an island of the Maltese archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea. Photo: Wusel007, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is one of the islands in the Maltese Archipelago. Photo: DidiWeidmann, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The are megalithic remains on the northern edge of Żebbiegħ, in Malta, which have provided detailed and informative insight into the earliest periods of Malta's neolithic culture. Photo: Ed89, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Archaeological site
The in , Malta is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with several other Megalithic temples. Photo: Ed88, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Church
The Sanctuary Basilica of the Assumption of Our Lady, commonly known as the Rotunda of Mosta or the , is a Roman Catholic parish church and Minor Basilica in , Malta, dedicated to the Assumption of Mary. Photo: Väsk, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Archaeological site
is the ruin of a Roman-period agricultural villa and a pagan temple, the most extensive to have ever been unearthed in Malta. Photo: Nitramserolf, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

, also known by its titles Città Vecchia or Città Notabile, is a fortified city in the of Malta which served as the island's capital from antiquity to the medieval period. Photo: Berthold Werner, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small but densely populated city in the of Malta. Photo: Felix Koenig, CC BY 3.0.

is a town in the of Malta, with a population of 11,497 as of March 2014. Photo: Berthold Werner, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Malta

Latitude
35.9135° or 35° 54' 48.6" north
Longitude
14.4017° or 14° 24' 6.1" east
Population
423,000
IATA airport code
MLA
Elevation
96 metres (315 feet)
Capital
Area
316 km² (122 miles²)
Currency
Euro (EUR)
Phone code
356
Internet domain
.mt
Open­Street­Map ID
node 4076524861
Geo­Names ID
2562770
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Malṭa
  • Achinese: Malta
  • Afar: Malta
  • Afrikaans: Malta
  • Akan: Malta
  • Akan: Mɔlta
  • Albanian: Malta
  • Albanian: Maltë
  • Amharic: ማልታ
  • Arabic: Malta
  • Arabic: مالطا
  • Arabic: مالطة
  • Aragonese: Malta
  • Armenian: Մալթա
  • Arpitan: Malta
  • Asturian: Malta
  • Avaric: Malta
  • Avaric: Мальта
  • Awadhi: माल्टा
  • Azerbaijani: Malta
  • Balinese: Malta
  • Bambara: Malti
  • Bashkir: Мальта
  • Basque: Malta
  • Bavarian: Malta
  • Belarusian: Мальта
  • Bengali: মাল্টা
  • Bhojpuri: माल्टा
  • Bishnupriya: মাল্টা
  • Bishnupriya: মাল্টা মিউনিসিপিও
  • Bislama: Malta
  • Bosnian: Malta
  • Breton: Malta
  • Bulgarian: Малта
  • Bulgarian: Република Малта
  • Burmese: မော်လတာနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Malta
  • Catalan: República de Malta
  • Cebuano: Malta
  • Central Bikol: Malta
  • Central Kurdish: ماڵتا
  • Chamorro: Malta
  • Chavacano: Malta
  • Chechen: Малта
  • Chechen: Мальта
  • Cherokee: ᎹᎵᏔ
  • Chinese: Malta
  • Chinese: 馬爾他
  • Chinese: 馬耳他
  • Chinese: 马耳他
  • Church Slavic: Малта
  • Chuvash: Мальта
  • Cornish: Malta
  • Corsican: Malta
  • Crimean Tatar: Malta
  • Croatian: Malta
  • Czech: Malta
  • Danish: Malta
  • Dhivehi: މޯލްޓާ
  • Dimli (individual language): Malta
  • Dotyali: माल्टा
  • Dutch: MLT
  • Dutch: MT
  • Dutch: Malta
  • Eastern Mari: Мальта
  • Egyptian Arabic: مالطا
  • English: MLT
  • English: Malta Island
  • English: Republic of Malta
  • English: mt
  • English: 🇲🇹
  • Erzya: Мальта Мастор
  • Esperanto: MLT
  • Esperanto: MT
  • Esperanto: Malto
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Malto
  • Estonian: Malta
  • Estonian: Malta saar
  • Ewe: Malta
  • Ewe: Malta nutome
  • Extremaduran: Malta
  • Faroese: Malta
  • Fiji Hindi: Malta
  • Finnish: Malta
  • Finnish: Maltan tasavalta
  • Finnish: Republic of Malta
  • French: MT
  • French: Malte
  • French: la République de Malte
  • Friulian: Malte
  • Fulah: Malta
  • Fulah: Malte
  • Gagauz: Malta
  • Galician: Malta
  • Ganda: Malita
  • Georgian: მალტა
  • German: Malta
  • Goan Konkani: Malta
  • Goan Konkani: माल्टा
  • Gothic: 𐌼𐌰𐌻𐍄𐌰
  • Greek: Δημοκρατία της Μάλτας
  • Greek: Μάλτα
  • Guarani: Malta
  • Guianese Creole French: Malt
  • Gujarati: માલ્ટા
  • Haitian: Malt
  • Hakka Chinese: Malta
  • Hakka Chinese: Mí-li-thai
  • Hausa: Malata
  • Hausa: Malta
  • Hawaiian: Malata
  • Hebrew: מלטה
  • Hindi: माल्टा
  • Hungarian: Málta
  • Hungarian: Máltai Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Malta
  • Ido: Malta
  • Igbo: Malta
  • Iloko: Malta
  • Inari Sami: Malta
  • Inari Sami: Malta täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Malta
  • Indonesian: Pulau Malta
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Malta
  • Interlingue: Malta
  • Irish: Málta
  • Italian: Malta
  • Italian: Repubblica di Malta
  • Jamaican Creole English: Malta
  • Japanese: マルタ
  • Japanese: マルタ共和国
  • Japanese: マルタ島
  • Javanese: Malta
  • Kabardian: Малтэ
  • Kabyle: Malṭa
  • Kalaallisut: Malta
  • Kalmyk: Малтдин Орн
  • Kannada: ಮಾಲ್ಟ
  • Kannada: ಮಾಲ್ಟಾ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Malta
  • Karachay-Balkar: Мальта
  • Kashubian: Malta
  • Kazakh: Мальта
  • Khmer: ម៉ាល់តា
  • Kikuyu: Malta
  • Kinyarwanda: Malita
  • Kirghiz: Мальта
  • Komi-Permyak: Мальта
  • Komi: Мальта
  • Kongo: Malta
  • Korean: 몰타
  • Kotava: Malta
  • Kurdish: Malta
  • Kurdish: ماڵتا
  • Ladin: Malta
  • Ladino: Malta
  • Lak: Мальта
  • Lao: MT
  • Lao: Malta
  • Lao: ປະເທດມັນ
  • Lao: ປະເທດມານຕາ
  • Lao: ມັນຕາ
  • Latgalian: Malta
  • Latin: Melita
  • Latvian: Malta
  • Ligurian: Malta
  • Limburgan: Malta
  • Lingala: Malitɛ
  • Lingala: Malta
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Malta
  • Literary Chinese: 馬爾他
  • Lithuanian: MT
  • Lithuanian: Malta
  • Liv: Malta
  • Livvi: Mal'tu
  • Lojban: la maltas
  • Lojban: lo gugdemutu
  • Lojban: maltas
  • Lombard: Malta
  • Low German: Malta
  • Lower Sorbian: Malta
  • Luba-Katanga: Malite
  • Luxembourgish: MT
  • Luxembourgish: Malta
  • Macedo-Romanian: Malta
  • Macedonian: Малта
  • Madurese: Malta
  • Maithili: माल्टा
  • Malagasy: Malta
  • Malay: Malta
  • Malayalam: മാള്‍ട്ട
  • Malayalam: മാൾട്ട
  • Maltese: Malta
  • Maltese: Repubblika ta’ Malta
  • Manx: Yn Valta
  • Maori: Mārata
  • Marathi: माल्टा
  • Mazanderani: مالت
  • Min Dong Chinese: Malta
  • Min Dong Chinese: Mī-lé-dâi
  • Min Nan Chinese: Malta
  • Mingrelian: მალტა
  • Mirandese: Malta
  • Mongolian: Мальта
  • Moroccan Arabic: مالطا
  • Narom: Malte
  • Nauru: Marta
  • Neapolitan: Malta
  • Nepali: माल्टा (देश)
  • Nepali: माल्टा
  • Newari: मल्ता
  • North Ndebele: Malta
  • Northern Frisian: Malta
  • Northern Luri: مالت
  • Northern Sami: Malta
  • Northern Sami: Malta dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Málta
  • Norwegian: Malta
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Malta
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Malta
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Malta
  • Novial: Malta
  • Occitan (post 1500): Malta
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܡܝܠܛܐ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Melita
  • Oriya: ମାଲଟା
  • Oriya: ମାଲ୍ଟା
  • Oromo: Mooltaa
  • Ossetian: Мальтæ
  • Pali: माल्टा
  • Pampanga: Malta
  • Pangasinan: Malta
  • Panjabi: ਮਾਲਟਾ
  • Papiamento: Malta
  • Persian: مالت
  • Picard: Malte
  • Piemontese: Malta
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Marlta
  • Polish: Malta
  • Pontic: Μάλτα
  • Portuguese: Malta
  • Portuguese: República de Malta
  • Pushto: مالټا
  • Quechua: Malta
  • Romanian: Insula Malta
  • Romanian: Malta
  • Romansh: Malta
  • Rundi: Malita
  • Russia Buriat: Мальта
  • Russian: Malta
  • Russian: Мальта
  • Russian: Республика Мальта
  • Rusyn: Малта
  • Sakizaya: Malta
  • Samoan: Malitia
  • Samoan: Melita
  • Samogitian: Malta
  • Sango: Mâlta
  • Sanskrit: माल्टा
  • Santali: ᱢᱟᱞᱴᱟ
  • Sardinian: Malta
  • Saterfriesisch: Malta
  • Scots: Maltae
  • Scottish Gaelic: Malta
  • Serbian: Malta
  • Serbian: Малта
  • Serbian: Република Малта
  • Serbo-Croatian: Malta
  • Shan: မိူင်းမေႃးတႃႇ
  • Shona: Malta
  • Sicilian: Malta
  • Silesian: Malta
  • Sindhi: مالٽا
  • Sinhala: මෝල්ටාව
  • Skolt Sami: Malta
  • Skolt Sami: Malta tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Malta
  • Slovenian: Malta
  • Somali: Maalda
  • Somali: Malta
  • South Azerbaijani: مالت
  • Southern Sami: Malta
  • Spanish: Isla de Malta
  • Spanish: MLT
  • Spanish: MT
  • Spanish: Malta
  • Spanish: República de Malta
  • Sranan Tongo: Maltakondre
  • Sundanese: Malta
  • Swahili: Malta
  • Swati: IMalitha
  • Swedish: Malta
  • Swedish: Republic of Malta
  • Swedish: Republiken Malta
  • Swiss German: Malta
  • Tagalog: Malta
  • Tajik: Малта
  • Tamil: மால்டா
  • Tamil: மால்ட்டா
  • Tatar: Мальта
  • Telugu: మాల్టా
  • Tetum: Malta
  • Thai: ประเทศมอลตา
  • Thai: มอลตา
  • Tibetan: མལ་ཊ།
  • Tibetan: མལ་ཏ།
  • Tigrinya: ማልታ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Malita
  • Tosk Albanian: Malta
  • Tsonga: Malta
  • Tumbuka: Malta
  • Tunisian Arabic: مالطا
  • Turkish: Malta
  • Turkmen: Malta
  • Twi: Malta
  • Udmurt: Мальта
  • Uighur: مالتا
  • Ukrainian: Мальта
  • Upper Sorbian: Malta
  • Urdu: مالٹا
  • Uzbek: Malta
  • Venetian: Malta
  • Veps: Mal't
  • Vietnamese: Malta
  • Vietnamese: Man-ta
  • Vlaams: Malta
  • Vlax Romani: Malta
  • Volapük: Malteän
  • Võro: Malta
  • Walloon: Male
  • Waray (Philippines): Malta
  • Welsh: Malta
  • Western Armenian: Մալթա
  • Western Balochi: مالتا
  • Western Frisian: Malta
  • Western Panjabi: مالٹا
  • Wolof: Malt
  • Wu Chinese: 马耳他
  • Yakut: Мальта
  • Yiddish: מאלטא
  • Yoruba: Máltà
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Malata
  • Yue Chinese: Malta
  • Yue Chinese: Repubblika ta' Malta
  • Yue Chinese: 馬爾他
  • Yue Chinese: 馬耳他
  • Yue Chinese: 馬耳他共和國
  • Zeeuws: Malta
  • Zhuang: Malta
  • Zulu: IMalta
  • Zulu: i-Malta
  • Mâta
  • State of Malta

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