Malta Island

Malta is the largest of the three major islands that constitute the archipelago. It is sometimes referred to as Valletta for statistical purposes to distinguish the main island from the entire country.

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or Il-Belt is the capital of . It is both the southernmost and the least populated national capital in the European Union and one of only two without rail-based public transit. Photo: Thyes, Public domain.

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

is a town located on the northeast coast of in the Northern Harbour District. Photo: Qoan, CC BY-SA 4.0.

, also known as Città Hompesch, is a city in the South Eastern Region of . Photo: Tony Hisgett, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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

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

Saint Julian's is a town in the Central Region of . Photo: Csaba Bajkó, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a large village or small town in the Northern Region of . Photo: Lifeboatsrule, CC BY-SA 3.0.

San Ġwann is a town in the Central Region of , with a population of 12,523 as of March 2014. Photo: Continentaleurope, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small, traditional fishing village in the South Eastern Region of . Photo: Felix Koenig, CC BY 3.0.

is a group of three adjacent cities in with a population of about 11,000 : Cospicua, Vittoriosa and Senglea. Photo: Dirk.heldmaier, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a coastal town on , in the region of St. Photo: Berthold Werner, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a coastal town on Malta, in the region of St. Photo: Sudika, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
The Hypogeum of Ħal Saflieni is a Neolithic subterranean structure dating to the Saflieni phase in Maltese prehistory, located in , . is situated 5 km east of Malta Island. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Aerodrome
is the only airport in and it serves the whole of the Maltese Islands. is situated 5 km southeast of Malta Island. Photo: Wykebjs, Public domain.

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Mnajdra is a megalithic temple complex found on the southern coast of the Mediterranean island of . is situated 6 km south of Malta Island. Photo: Hamelin de Guettelet, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

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is a town in the central region of . is situated 2½ km northeast of Malta Island. Photo: Thyes, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Town
is a small but densely populated city in the Northern Region of . is situated 3½ km northwest of Malta Island. Photo: Felix Koenig, CC BY 3.0.

Town
is a town located on the northeast coast of in the Northern Harbour District. is situated 6 km northeast of Malta Island. Photo: Qoan, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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