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.

Popular Destinations

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

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

is in . and St Julian's are Malta's most modern and most built-up areas and where most tourists stay. Photo: Qoan, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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

Notable Places in the Area

Park
is a palace in , that currently serves as the official residence of the President of Malta. Photo: Berthold Werner, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The is a 17th-century aqueduct in , which was built by the Order of Saint John to carry water from springs in and to the newly built capital city . Photo: JialiangGao, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The , officially Torri Belvedere, is a belvedere in , . Photo: Continentaleurope, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Heritage site
Photo: Shepard, CC BY 4.0.

Destinations

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

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

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

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

San Ġwann is a town in the 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 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.

Localities in the Area

is an island country forming an archipelago in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. Photo: Dirk.heldmaier, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Town
is a town in the central region of . Photo: Thyes, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Town
, also known by its title Città Pinto, is a city in the of , located southwest of in the centre of the island. Photo: Maltesedog, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Malta Island

Latitude
35.8818° or 35° 52' 54.6" north
Longitude
14.4491° or 14° 26' 56.7" east
Population
388,000
Elevation
60 metres (197 feet)
Geo­Names ID
2562772

Also Known As

  • Arabic: جزيرة مالطا
  • Arabic: جزيره مالطه
  • Armenian: Մալթա
  • Asturian: Islla de Malta
  • Azerbaijani: Malta adası
  • Basque: Malta
  • Basque: Maltako uhartea
  • Basque: Malta uhartea
  • Belarusian: Востраў Мальта
  • Belarusian: Мальта
  • Bosnian: Malta
  • Catalan: Illa de Malta
  • Chinese: 馬爾他島
  • Chinese: 馬耳他島
  • Chinese: 马尔他岛
  • Chinese: 马耳他岛
  • Chuvash: Мальта утравĕ
  • Croatian: Malta
  • Czech: Malta
  • Danish: Malta
  • Dutch: Malta
  • Egyptian Arabic: جزيرة مالطا
  • English: Island of Malta
  • English: Malta
  • Esperanto: Malta
  • Esperanto: Malto
  • Esperanto: Malto insulo
  • Estonian: Malta saar
  • Finnish: Malta
  • French: Malte
  • French: Île de Malte
  • Galician: Illa de Malta
  • German: Malta
  • Hebrew: מלטה
  • Hungarian: Malta
  • Indonesian: Pulau Malta
  • Italian: Isola di Malta
  • Italian: Malta
  • Japanese: マルタ島
  • Korean: 몰타 섬
  • Korean: 몰타섬
  • Latin: Melita
  • Limburgan: Malta
  • Lithuanian: Maltos sala
  • Macedonian: Малта
  • Malay: Pulau Malta
  • Maltese: Malta
  • Norwegian: Malta
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Malta
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Øya Malta
  • Persian: مالت
  • Polish: Malta
  • Portuguese: Ilha de Malta
  • Portuguese: Malta
  • Portuguese: ilha de Malta
  • Romanian: Insula Malta
  • Russian: Мальта
  • Russian: Мелит
  • Serbian: Malta
  • Serbian: Малта
  • Serbo-Croatian: Malta
  • Slovenian: Malta
  • Spanish: Isla de Malta
  • Spanish: Malta
  • Swedish: Malta
  • Swedish: Ön Malta
  • Turkish: Malta
  • Ukrainian: Мальта
  • Vietnamese: Malta

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