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Malta Facts

  • Name: Malta
    (long form) Republic of Malta
  • Capital City: Valletta (6,098 pop.)
  • Malta Population: 411,277 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Euro
    (conversion rates)

    Euro
    20 Euros
  • Ethnicity: Maltese (descendants of ancient Carthaginians and Phoenicians with strong elements of Italian and other Mediterranean stock)
  • GDP total: $11.14 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $26,100 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Maltese (official) 90.2%, English (official) 6%, multilingual 3%, other 0.8%
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Birkirkara, Qormi, Mosta, Zabbar, Rabat, San Gwann, Fgura, Zejtun, Sliema, Zebbug, Hamrun, Naxxar
  • Name: from the Greek word Melita meaning "honey"
  • National Day: September 21
  • Religion: Roman Catholic 98%
  • Symbols

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