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The Maltese archipelago lies in the heart of the Mediterranean, 93km south of Sicily and 288km east of Africa. It consists of three islands: Malta, Gozo and Comino, with a total population of 400,000 living on an area of 316 square kilometres, a coastline of 196.8 km for the island of Malta and 56.01 km for the island of Gozo.

Malta is the largest island. It is the cultural, commercial and administrative centre. Gozo is the second largest island. It is more rural and characterised by fishing, tourism, crafts and agriculture, while Comino is virtually uninhabited.

With a warm, sunny climate all year round, clear waters, lively evenings and 7,000 years of history, there's plenty to see and do in Malta. The fusion of cultures and their influences over the centuries has created a blend of styles and traditions, giving the archipelago a fascinating and eclectic culture.

  • Valletta (includes Saint John’s Co-Cathedral, Church of Saint Paul’s Shipwreck);
  • Island of Gozo;
  • towns of Mdina and Rabat;
  • Megalithic Temples of Malta (includes Tarxien Temples);
  • Saint Julian's Harbor;
  • Island of Comino (includes Blue Lagoon)
  • Private Jets, Helicopters and Airliners
  • Finest Onboard Catering
  • Ground Transport and Yachts
  • Luxury Villa & House Rentals
  • Local Guide & 24/7 Assistance
  • Customized Global Services
  • The State's Capital
  • Time Zone
    UTC +1
  • Telephone Code
  • Total Area
    316 Km2
  • Population
    467 138 (2023 est.)
  • Main Languages
    Maltese, English
  • Currency
    Euros (EUR)
  • GDP Per Capita
    USD 44700
  • Airports
  • Heliports

    Mediterranean; mild, rainy winters; hot, dry summers

    Maltese (descendants of ancient Carthaginians and Phoenicians with strong elements of Italian and other Mediterranean stock)

    Among new acquaintances, it is very common to refer to someone by their title and surname. First name use is typically reserved until greater familiarity is attained.

    Stuffat tal-fenek (Maltese rabbit stew) — a slow-cooked rabbit dish; typically the tomato-based sauce is served with pasta as a first course and the rabbit with vegetables is served as a main course

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