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Republic of Malta
Repubblika ta' Malta  (Maltese)
Anthem: L-Innu Malti
The Maltese Hymn
Location of  Malta  (Green circle)– in Europe  (light green & dark grey)– in the European Union  (light green)  –  [Legend]
Location of  Malta  (Green circle)

– in Europe  (light green & dark grey)
– in the European Union  (light green)  –  [Legend]

CapitalValletta
35°54′N14°31′E / 35.900°N 14.517°E / 35.900; 14.517
Largest cityBirkirkara
Official languagesMaltese, English[1]
Ethnic groups(2011[2])
DemonymMaltese
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryrepublic
Marie Louise Coleiro Preca
Joseph Muscat
LegislatureHouse of Representatives
Independence from the United Kingdom
21 September 1964
• Republic
13 December 1974
Area
• Total
316[3] km2 (122 sq mi) (207th)
• Water (%)
0.001
Population
• 2014 estimate
445,426[4] (171st)
• 2011 census
416,055[2]
• Density
1,410[2]/km2 (3,651.9/sq mi) (7th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$18.404 billion[5]
• Per capita
$42,239[5]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$11.164 billion[5]
• Per capita
$25,623[5]
Gini (2014) 27.7[6]
low · 15th
HDI (2015)Increase 0.856[7]
very high · 33rd
CurrencyEuro ()[b] (EUR)
Time zoneCET(UTC+1)
• Summer (DST)
CEST (UTC+2)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy (AD)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+356
Patron saintsPaul the Apostle, Saint Publius and Agatha of Sicily[8]
ISO 3166 codeMT
Internet TLD.mt[c]
Website
www.gov.mt
  1. ^ Maltese nationals as referred to in the 2011 census.[2]
  2. ^Maltese lira before 2008.
  3. ^ Also .eu, shared with other European Union member states.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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