Malta can be found in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea and consists of an Archipelago of 5 islands: Malta, Gozo, Comino, Cominetto and Filfla. The capital, Valetta, has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and with its beautiful design and ancient history, has become a popular tourist destination. 

Of the five islands, only 3 are inhabited: Malta, Gozo and Comino.  Malta joined the European Union in 2004 and has been using the Euro since 2008. 

With a population of just over 400 000, Malta is the smallest economy in the Euro zone. The national language is Maltese, however, English is widely spoken as well as some Italian. 

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Malta is recognized as an international business hub

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Maltese Lifestyle

Relative to countries such as the UK and France, the cost of living in Malta is relatively low and offers families and individuals a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

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Maltese Culture and History

Malta gained its independence in 1964 after more than 160 years under British rule and became a republic in 1974. 

Rich in cultural heritage and history, Malta offers much to explore for the learned traveler. Its beautiful historical buildings and architecture have stories to tell.

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Education in Malta

Malta also offers schools, a university, as well as excellent medical facilities.

Education is based on the British system and the university is internationally recognized.

Country Info

Population
412 000

Independence
Architect 1964

Time Difference
GMT +2hrs

Official Languages
English, Maltese

Age Demographic
0-14: 17%
15-64: 69%
65yrs+: 14%

 

Capital
Valetta

Euro Currency
Since 2008

Legal System
Roman Civil Law, with English Common Law influence

Area
316 sqare km

Coast Line
196.8 km

Religion
Roman Catholic 98%

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