Overview of Malta

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Officially name: The Republic of Malta

Capital: Valletta

Largest city: Birkirkara

Official language: Maltese, English

Government: Parliamentary Republic

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Malta is a Southern European country and consists of an archipelago situated centrally in the Mediterranean, 93 km south of Sicily and 288 km east of Tunisia, with the Strait of Gibraltar 1,826 km to the west and Alexandria 1,510 km to the east.

Area

Total 316 km2 (200th)
Water (%) 0.001

Population

2010 estimate 412,966(171st)
Density 1,306.8/km2 (7th)
3,413.9/sq mi

Currency: Euro (?) (EUR)

Time zone

CET (UTC+1)
Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Drives on the left

Internet TLD: .mt

Calling code: 356