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Malta
If you are looking for a place to hideaway, to relax from the stress of the your daily routine and see something different, then Malta is the place to go. This historic country, which consists of tiny islands, known as the Maltese islands, has lots to offer, regardless of what season of the year you visit. A country, which has a mixture of Italian, British, French, Arabic, as well as, the Maltese influence combined within its culture, the Maltese people are a brave and courageous folk. Although it has a rich European history, Malta first entered the European Union in May 2004. The country prides itself on having a mulitcultural population. Its climate is also pleasant and mild throughout the year. Malta opens its heart and takes you into a world with:
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History with a historic significance. It was the first to stand independently alone in World War II. Bombarded with bombs from the Germans and Italians, this little country refused to fear and stood up against the two nations and maintained their freedom. King George VI honored their gallantry in April 1942 with the highest medal of the United Kingdom for bravery by civilians and on 8 December 1943, President Franklin Roosevelt awarded them the United States Presidential Citation, which is now quoted on a plague in the town square of Valleta for their outstanding courage.
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Traveling to Malta, you are able to combine your trip if you would like to have variety and visit other European countries. You may fly to London and take a train and ferry, which takes you through France, and Italy. Taking this option allows you to opportunity to stop through each country and see some of those sights that you have always wanted to see, for example, the Vatican in Rome.
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Regardless of whether you go to the North, South or Central part of Malta you are surrounded by wonderful artwork and tapestries. In the Central part, you may visit the museum of Archaeology, which contains many of the objects excavated from the sites on different parts of the islands.
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Malta is also the country where the Apostle Paul, the first Apostle who took Christianity to the world, was shipwrecked. It was on one of the islands that he spent the winter before moving on to Rome.
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Don't want to reach Malta by train or ferry from Europe' Then book an air flight. They have a wonderful international airport that accomodates every major airline including Delta, Lufthansa, Air France, Al Italia, KLM Royal Dutch Airline, Easyjet, Ryan Air, Air Malta and many others.

The capital of Malta is Valletta. The currency of Malta is the Euro(EUR) Flag of Malta


Malta belongs to the European continent


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Airports in Malta

Luqa


Leaders of Malta
The Country dialling code of Malta is +356, and the TLD (Top-level domain) of Malta is .mt

Map of Malta

Population

401,880

Languages spoken in Malta

English, Maltese

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Coordinates (in Latitude & Longitude) of Malta

35 50 N, 14 35 E

Kilometers of coastline

196.8 kilometers

Square kilometers of land

316 square kilometers

Square kilometers of water

0 square kilometers

Birth rate

10.28 / 1000 population

Death rate

8.19 / 1000 population

Irrigated land

20 sq km
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