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Malta Geography

Malta's Information

Flag of Malta
Land Area 316 km2
Total Area 316km2 (#185)
Population 415,196 (#174)
Population Density 1,313.91/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $16.32 Billion
GDP Per Capita $37,900
Currency Euro (EUR)

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Surrounded by the waters of the Mediterranean Sea, Malta is a cluster of small islands composed of coralline limestone.

The only inhabited islands of this archipelago are the three largest: Malta, Gozo and Comino (which is home to the gorgeous Blue Lagoon); each of which are mostly low, rocky islands with rugged, steep coastal cliffs.

The highest point is located within the triangular plateau Ta'Zuta, and rises to 830 feet (253 m).

Malta does not have any permanent natural lakes or rivers, though during periods of intense rainfall small rivers are known to form.

This page was last updated on November 21, 2017.

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