Malta - Location, size, and extent



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Malta lies in the central Mediterranean Sea, 93 km (58 mi) south of Sicily and 290 km (180 mi) from the nearest point of the North African mainland. There are three main islands—Malta, Gozo to the NW , and Comino between them—as well as two small uninhabited islands, Cominotto and Filfla. Extending for 45 km (28 mi) SE-NW and 13 km (8 mi) NE-SW , Malta's total area is 316 sq km (122 sq mi)—Malta, 245.7 sq km (94.9 sq mi); Gozo, 67.1 sq km (25.9 sq mi); Comino, 2.8 sq km (1.1 sq mi). Comparatively, the area occupied by Malta is slightly less than twice the size of Washington, D.C. The total coastline is 252.81 km (157 mi).

Malta's capital city, Valletta, is located on the east coast of the island of Malta.

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Apr 16, 2010 @ 9:09 am
this has a lot of useful info about malta.this is a lot of good information about the country malta i am going to use this information about malta on my project i am working on.
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Dec 23, 2010 @ 1:13 pm
I had just got back from Malta as i have family living there. This was my 3rd Trip and love Malta so much. I know the square Mile of malta but actually how long is the Island of Malta and how wide?
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Mar 31, 2011 @ 7:07 am
How big is Malta in km what is the population what is the industry
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Oct 31, 2011 @ 12:12 pm
Great detail and I found it really useful :) using it for my holiday to malta and cant wait to go thank you very much :)
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Feb 19, 2012 @ 5:05 am
what about the basic salary rate in malta according to malta law? is there allow to work in somebody has student visa, what about job apportunity? n what kinds of job basicly can we find there? n is

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