Malta

Key Country Facts

Population: 415,196
Historical & Interesting Facts:

Malta is that it is technically not an island. Instead it is an archipelago, which means that it is a related group of islands!

Top Activities and Places to Visit:

Mdina, Rabat, the Blue Lagoon, Comino

Other Information:

Major exports: Malta include machinery, mineral fuel, oil products, pharmaceuticals, as well as aircraft parts

Today I am in Malta. The capital of Malta is Valletta. There are approximately 415,196 people living here (2016). Maltese practice Roman Catholicism. The official languages of Malta are Maltese and English. The time zone is 5 hours ahead of EST.

When visiting Malta, one must visit the ancient capital of Mdina. Here adventurers must see the picturesque town of Rabat for its bold historic architecture. Adventurers should also enjoy an exceptional cup of Maltese coffee!

Also of interest is Comino, a small island North of the mainland, home to natural beauty and nature preserves. The Blue Lagoon is of the most trafficked destination on the island because of its breathtaking scenery and exotic marine life. One fun fact about Comino is that it is a popular site for filmmakers to film!

One fun fact about Malta is that it is technically not an island. Instead it is an archipelago, which means that it is a related group of islands!

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