Malta

Malta

Capital - Valletta
Population - 403,000
Area - 316 km²
Density - 1275.32 / km²
Currency - MTL
Official language – Maltese, English
Malta is an archipelago in the central Mediterranean. Only the three largest islands – Malta, Gozo, and Comino – are inhabited. Numerous bays along the indented coastline of the islands provide good harbours. The landscape consists of low hills with terraced fields. Being a country where tourism forms a major part of the economy, Malta has a number of popular attractions for visitors, with something for everyone: history buffs; children; teenagers and those just in search of rest. The Maltese Islands have been described as one big open-air museum, only here can be explored over 7000 years of history. A must see are the Ggantija Temples in Gozo which are reportedly the oldest man-made structures in the world and the catacombs, a complex of underground cemeteries that were in active use up to the 4th century AD. Also Malta bosts a number of beaches perfect for sunbathing, snorkeling and swimming. The most popular tend to be sandy beaches but there are also rock beaches.

Hagar Qim

The Hagar Qim temple is said to be among the most ancient religious sites on Earth and is described by the World Heritage Sites committee as unique architectural masterpieces. In 1992 UNESCO recognized the Hagar Qim temple as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is the best-preserved and the most picturesque…
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