Country Facts

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Formal Name Republic of Malta (Repubblika ta' Malta)
Capital Valletta
Main Towns Mdina, Rabat, Victoria
Official Languages Maltese, English
Currency Euro (EUR)
Dialling Code +356
Emergency numbers 112
Time Zone UTC +1
Daylight Savings Time DST is observed in Malta
Units of Measure Metric System
Electricity 220-240 volts; frequency of 50 hertz. Plug type G
Government Republic
Population 412,655 (July 2014 est.)
Climate Mediterranean; mild winters and dry, hot summers
Land Surface 316 sq Km
Coastline 196.8 Km, excludes 58 Km for Gozo
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