Malta became an independent state in 1964, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Malta is 409,836 (2012) and the nation has a density of 1297 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Malta is the Euro (EUR). As well, the people of Malta are refered to as Maltese.
The dialing code for the country is 356 and the top level internet domain for Maltese sites is .mt.
Malta does not share land borders with any countries.
To learn more, visit our detailed Malta section.
|Density||1,296.9 / km2 ( 3,359.1 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Valletta (Il-Belt Valletta)|
|GDP||9,642,848,650 (2013 data)|
|GDP per Capita||23,529 (2013 data)|
|Land Area||316 km2 (122 mi2)|
What is the capital of Malta?
Valletta is the capital city of Malta. It has a population of 6,794, and is located on a latitue of 35.9 and longitude of 14.51.
Valletta is also the political center of Malta, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About Valletta, the Capital Of Malta
|Elevation||44 meters over sea level|
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