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Malta

A beautiful small island country in the heart of the Mediterranean also known as the Republic Of Malta.

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What is Malta known for...

These are the most famous facts about Malta.

History

First inhabitants date back to 5900BC. A significant neolithic culture marked by megalithic structures dates back to 3600BC.

- Malta became independent from the United Kingdom on 21 September 1964 and eventually, after 10 years the Island became a Republic.

- Malta was under Byzantine rule between the 4th and 9th century. And in 1091. the islands were conquered by the Normans and by 1249. completely re-Christianised.

Lifestyle

The fast-paced increase in popularity of Malta as a holiday destination brought a high demand for nautical tourism as well.

- If you are looking for activities while there, don't worry Malta has you covered all year round with music events, exhibitions, operas, museums and many more.

- During summer the island comes to life with village feasts and firework displays. Nightlife is also a sight worth seeing with attractive nightclubs, wine bars and restaurants.

- Since the island is in the heart of the Mediterranean, the locals keep a diet with lots of olive oil, pasta, tomatoes and seafood. Malta is also well known for its Goat cheese, wild thyme honey and of course "Bigilla" which is a beloved bean puree.

Nature

The Republic of Malta is actually an archipelago of 3 islands: Malta, Gozo and Comino.

- The 2 most famous natural wonders: the Inland Sea and Fungus Rock just within a few metres away from each other located in Dwejra on island Gozo are an absolute must-see. 
 
 
- Malta has interesting things to see above as well below the waterline snorkelers and divers can find some of the most bizarre landscapes of the Mediterranean Sea surrounding Malta, Gozo and Comino.