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List of Malta-related topics


The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Malta:

Malta is a small and densely populated sovereign island nation located in the Mediterranean Sea.[1] Malta comprises an archipelago of seven islands, of which the three largest are inhabited. Malta is located 93 km (58 mi) south of Sicily, and 288 km (179 mi) north of North Africa, giving the country a warm, Mediterranean climate.[2] The nation's de facto capital is the historic city of Valletta.

Throughout much of its history, Malta has been considered a crucial location due in large part to its position in the Mediterranean Sea.[3] It was held by several ancient cultures including Sicilians, Romans, Phoenicians, Byzantines and others. The island is commonly associated with the Knights of St. John who ruled it. This, along with the historic Biblical shipwreck of St. Paul on the island, ingrained the strong Roman Catholic legacy which is still the official and most practised religion in Malta today.

The country's official languages are Maltese and English, the latter a legacy from Malta's period as a British colony – the United Kingdom is the most recent outside ruling power. Malta gained independence in 1964 and is currently a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, as well as the European Union, which it joined in 2004.

General reference

Geography of Malta

Main article: Geography of Malta

Environment of Malta


Natural geographic features of Malta

Regions of Malta

Main article: Regions of Malta

Ecoregions of Malta

Main articles: List of ecoregions in Malta and Ecoregions in Malta

Administrative divisions of Malta

Districts of Malta
Main article: Districts of Malta
Municipalities of Malta

Demography of Malta

Main article: Demographics of Malta

Government and politics of Malta

Main article: Politics of Malta

Branches of the Republic of Malta

Executive branch of Malta

Main article: Government of Malta

Legislative branch of Malta

Judicial branch of Malta

Main article: Judiciary of Malta

Foreign relations of Malta

International organization membership

The Republic of Malta is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Malta

Main article: Law of Malta

Military of Malta

Main article: Military of Malta

Local government in Malta

Main article: Local government in Malta

History of Malta

Main article: History of Malta, Timeline of Maltese history, and Current events of Malta

Culture of Malta

Main article: Culture of Malta

Art in Malta

Sports in Malta

Main article: Sports in Malta

Economy and infrastructure of Malta

Main article: Economy of Malta

Education in Malta

Main article: Education in Malta

See also

Main article: Malta

References

External links

Atlas of Malta

  • Malta Environment Press Article Archive
  • Gov.mt – Maltese Government official site.
  • Diving Malta – All the dive sites in Malta
  • Laws of Malta – A summary of principal laws and glossary of terms.
  • The Maltese Armed Forces official website
  • Malta Business Directory Find Maltese Businesses
  • Vacancies In Malta Finding work in Malta
  • Laws Of Malta
  • Malta on Emporis.com
  • Map Server which includes place names and street's layout and names
  • [1] The Times of Malta
  • Official Maltese Tourism website
  • 101 Things to do in malta an offbeat guide to what to do in Malta and Gozo
  • Malta Everything about Malta
  • Malta travel guide
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