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Countries : Malta:    


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   Capital   
Valletta
  
   Population   
398,534 (July 2005 est.)
  
   Languages   
Maltese (official), English (official)
  
   Independence   
21 September 1964 (from UK)
   Location   
Southern Europe, islands in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Sicily (Italy)
  
   Area   
total: 316 sq km land: 316 sq km water: 0 sq km
  
   Land boundaries   
0 km
  
   Climate   
Mediterranean with mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers


  
   Natural resources   
limestone, salt, arable land
  
   Geography - note   
the country comprises an archipelago, with only the three largest islands (Malta, Ghawdex or Gozo, and Kemmuna or Comino) being inhabited; numerous bays provide good harbors; Malta and Tunisia are discussing the commercial exploitation of the continental shelf between their countries, particularly for oil exploration
  
   Government type   
republic
  
   Currency - Currency code   
Maltese lira (MTL)

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   Internet country code:   
.mt
  
   Internet users:   
120,000 (2002)



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