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Old April 24th, 2012, 08:14 PM   #1
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" Malta "

" Malta "

Malta The Little Brother Of Sicily









Malta i/ˈmɒltə/, officially known as the Republic of Malta (Maltese: Repubblika ta' Malta), is a Southern European country consisting of an archipelago situated in the centre of the Mediterranean, 80 km (50 mi) south of Sicily, 284 km (176 mi) east of Tunisia and 333 km (207 mi) north of Libya, with Gibraltar 1,755 km (1,091 mi) to the west and Alexandria 1,508 km (937 mi) to the east.[8] Malta covers just over 316 km2 (122 sq mi) in land area, making it one of the world's smallest states.[9][10][11] It is also one of the most densely populated countries worldwide. The de facto capital city of Malta is Valletta; the largest town, Birkirkara. The main island comprises many towns, which together form one Larger Urban Zone (LUZ) with a population of 368,250 according to Eurostat.[12] The country has two official languages, Maltese (constitutionally the national language) and English.
Throughout history, Malta's location has given it great strategic importance,[13] and a succession of powers including the Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Normans, Aragonese, Habsburg Spain, Knights of St John, French and the British ruled the islands. Malta gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1964 and became a republic in 1974, whilst retaining membership in the Commonwealth of Nations. Malta was admitted to the United Nations in 1964 and to the European Union in 2004. Malta is also party to the Schengen Agreement[14] and in 2008 it became part of the eurozone.
Malta has a long Christian legacy and is an Apostolic see. According to the Acts of the Apostles in the Bible,[15] St. Paul was shipwrecked on "Melite", as the Greeks called the island, and ministered there.[16] Catholicism is the official religion in Malta as declared by the Maltese constitution.[17][18]
Malta is internationally renowned as a tourist destination, with numerous recreational areas and historical monuments, including nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites,[19] most prominently the Megalithic Temples which are some of the oldest free-standing structures in the world.[20][21][22]



















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Old April 25th, 2012, 07:29 PM   #2
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Old April 25th, 2012, 07:32 PM   #3
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Malta , Chiesa Di Mosta

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Old April 25th, 2012, 07:34 PM   #4
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Old April 25th, 2012, 07:36 PM   #7
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Malta - Valletta

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Parish Church of St. Mary, Mgarr, Malta by davidgardener, on Flickr

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Melieha , Malta

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Old April 28th, 2012, 07:00 PM   #13
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Malta is really a wonderful, very nice island.
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thanks christos and thanks for your thread of malta
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extremely beautiful and I love those natural rock formation.
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yes is really amazing
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great thread, any updates?
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