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Capital : Valletta
Language :  Maltese, English
Currency :  Euro
Population : 429 344
Area : 316 km2

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Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.

1. Over 323,000 motor vehicles are registered in this country (725 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

2. The top-level national domain is .mt . There are over 8,750 websites with this extension.

3. The most popular pages with the extension .mt are: google.com.mt, maltatoday.com.mt and hsbc.com.mt.

4. In this country there are more than 3,096 km of paved roads (0.005% of all roads in the world).

5. There is only one airport in this country.

6. There are over 360 churches there. One in 1,000 inhabitants.

7. Political system – republic.

8. Full name of the country – Republic of Malta.

9. The average temperature is 12 ° C in January and 26 ° C in July.


Geography in Malta

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1. In 1551 Valletta hit a tornado. which killed over 600 people.

2. Under the water at St. Paul’s Island is a 3 meter statue of Jesus, erected in 1990 to commemorate the visit of Pope John Paul II.

3. It is an island country, no land borders.

4. In Malta there are world-class diving sites.

5. There are no mountains or rivers in this country.

6. Malta is one of the best natural deepwater ports in the world.

7. The country is 990 times smaller than Poland.

8. The highest peak is Ta’Dmejrek, 253 m above sea level.

9. There are 103 km2 of agricultural land in Malta (33% of the country).

10. Dingli is the highest located city in the country.

11. 3 km2 of the country is covered by forests (0.9%)

12. Valletta is the southernmost European capital.

83. Tripoli (Libya) is the nearest capital city in a straight line from Valletta – 355 km.

84. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Valletta is Wellington (New Zealand) – 18203 km.


Finance in Malta

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1. The minimum wage is 720 euro per month (data from 2015).

2. The amount of income tax in Malta is 35%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 35% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 18% (2018).

5. The level of inflation in 2018 is 2.1%.

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 is $ 10,605,000,000 (PLN 45,389 400,000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 12,540,000,000 (PLN 53,671,200,000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 year was 68% of GDP, which is about: $ 7 211 400 000 (PLN 30 864 792 000),
2018 year was 50.8% GDP, i.e. around: $ 6 370 320 000 (PLN 27 264 969 600). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give around $ 14,302 (PLN 61,211).

8. Foreign debt at the beginning of …
2015 was around: $ 122 800 000 000 ,
2018 year is around: $ 103 111 000 000 .

9. The country has over $560,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.0047% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

10. Malta has 90 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in Malta

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1. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 25 to 45 km / h.

2. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed ranges from 60 to 80 km / h.

3. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

4. In this country there is left-hand traffic.

5. Men and women can retire at the age of 62.

6. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 35% (2018).

7. The tax on goods and services is 18% (2018).

8. The last death penalty was carried out in 1942.

9. There is left-hand traffic in Malta.


Education in Malta

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 11 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 5.

3. The average IQ level is 97.

4. The University of Malta is one of the oldest universities in Europe, it was founded in 1592.

5. In this country there are 5.9% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 26,280 people).


Work in Malta

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1. The minimum wage is 720 euro per month (data from 2015).

2. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 1 550 €.

3. The amount of income tax in Malta is 35%.

4. Men and women can retire at the age of 62.

5. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 4.4% .

6. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 35% (2018).

7. Less than half of adult women work. The husband makes money and the wife deals with the house.

8. The work week is 40 hours.


Best in Malta

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1. Malta is one of the best natural deepwater ports in the world.

2. One of the biggest attractions on the island is “Popeye City”. The name derives from the world-famous films about Popeye, which were recorded there in 1980.

3. The highest peak is Ta’Dmejrek, 253 m above sea level.

4. Dingli is the highest located city in the country.

5. The lowest temperature: 1.4 °C was measured in Malta.

6. The highest temperature: 43.8 °C was measured in Malta.


Society in Malta

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1. In Malta, an average person consumes about 7 liters of pure alcohol per year.

2. The most beer is beer – 39%, then wine – 33%, spirit – 27%, and other alcoholic beverages – 1%.

3. In 2013, 18 people died as a result of road accidents.

4. Men and women can retire at the age of 62.

5. The average IQ level is 97.

6. 29% of adults living in this country are overweight.

7. In this country, women having their first child on average 26.9 years old.

8. On average, women give birth to 1.5 children.

9. In this country over 314,000 (2015) 360 056 (2018) people have access to the internet ( around 81% of the population).

10. Around 270,000 (2015) 320,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

11. The most popular names in this country are Józef and Maria.

12. The population density is 1,300 people / km2.

13. The main religion is Catholicism, 98%.

15. The average age people living in this country is 41.2 years old.

16. The country is around:
67 000 people (15.06%) in the age range 0-14 years.
296,000 people (66.44%) in the age range 15-64 years.
82 400 people (18.5%) over 65 years old.

17. In this country, about 4 500 children are born each year (1.0% of the population), and about 4,000 people die (0.9% of the population).

18. 119 people in 1000 possess firearms.

19. 92% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

20. In this country the average adult person smokes 115 cigarettes a month.

21. The average life expectancy in this country is 78.8 years (women – 81.2 years and men – 76.3 years).


Symbols of Malta

1. The national animal is a Mediterranean bluebottle bird.

2. The name Malta comes from the Greek word honey.

3. A national Maltese dish called “Fennec” is made from a boiled rabbit.

4. Malta was given the nickname “land of honey” due to the large production of honey thanks to the endemic species of bees living on the island.


Customs in Malta

1. Most of the house numbers have a holy picture

2. Many people have tattoos of the figure of Jesus, Mary, and the patron saint of the island of Saint. Helena.

3. Less than half of adult women work. The husband makes money and the wife deals with the house.


Famous people in Malta

1. Bryan Adams and Britney Spear’s are of Maltese descent.


Sport in Malta

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1. The most popular sport is football.


History of Malta

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1. In 1551 Valletta hit a tornado. which killed over 600 people.

2. During World War II, a 20-kg bomb dropped on the cathedral in the center of Mosty, which somehow did not explode.

3. According to the Bible, a ship crashed by the shores of Malta. Paul. He spent three months on the island, healing many sick people, including Father Publius.

4. Independence from Great Britain was obtained on September 21, 1964.

5. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1947.

6. He joined the United Nations on December 1, 1964.


Answers

What is the highest mountain in Malta?

The highest peak in Malta is Ta ‘Dmejrek (253 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Malta?

There are no rivers in this country

answer: Marta


Which Malta has national colors?

National colors: red and white.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is a Mediterranean bluebottle bird.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Malta?

It is an island country, no terrestrial borders.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 41,2 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 720 euro per month (data from 2015).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Malta?

The population density is 1,410 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 43.8 ° C was measured in Malta.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: 1.4 ° C was measured in Malta.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 16.

answer: Marta