Malta profile

Marsaxlokk port Marsaxlokk port is a key container terminal
  • Full name: Republic of Malta
  • Population: 419,000 (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Valletta
  • Area: 316 sq km (122 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Maltese, English
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 78 years (men), 82 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: Euro from 1 January 2008
  • Main exports: Machinery and transport equipment
  • GNI per capita: US $18,620 (World Bank, 2010)
  • Internet domain: .mt
  • International dialling code: +356

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