Where Is Malta? Facts, History, and Reasons to Visit

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Malta is one of the ten smallest countries in the world and is right in the middle of the two major continents of Europe and Africa.

Nick Fewings

In 1987, Malta joined the European Union. Malta adopted the Euro as its currency in 2008. English is the lingua franca and an official language. 

Mike Nahill

Zoltan Tasi

Malta is highly urbanized, with up to 35% of the islands’ land area being developed.

Malta’s capital city is a unique destination offering fantastic dining options, museums, palaces, and even underground tunnels beneath the city.

Nick Fewings

Valletta

Smaller sister island of Gozo still has a rural charm. The landscape is quite different from Malta, with more hills and greenery.

Sister Island  of Gozo

Humphrey Muleba

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Mike Nahill