Country's codes

International phone code for Malta: +356

Standard ISO 3166-1:

    3 letters: MLT

    2 letters (internet domain): .MT

    Digital country code 470

Standard EAN-13 (country barcode):  535 

Olympic country code: MLT

FIFA code: MLT


Useful country information

Total area:  124 sq mi (321 sq km)

Population (2014 est.): 412,655 (growth rate: 0.33%); birth rate: 10.24/1000; infant mortality rate: 3.59/1000; life expectancy: 80.11

Capital (2011 est.): Valletta, 198,000

Monetary unit: Euro

National name: Repubblika ta' Malta

Current government officials

Languages: Maltese (official) 90.1%, English (official) 6%, multilingual 3%, other 0.9% (2005 est.)

Ethnicity/race: Maltese (descendants of ancient Carthaginians and Phoenicians, with strong elements of Italian and other Mediterranean stock)

Religion: Roman Catholic (official) more than 90% (2011 est.)

National Holiday: Independence Day, September 21

Literacy rate: 92.4% (2005 census)

Background:

Malta is a popular tourist destination and known for its warm climate and breathtaking landscapes that serve as locations for major film productions.

The island-state of Malta is located in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Sicily (Italy); it consists of three islands: Malta, Gozo, and Comino, of which Malta is the largest island. In its history, the Maltese archipelago was always strategically significant for the domination of the Mediterranean. Malta became an EU member in May 2004.

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