With a population of just under 450 thousand, Malta is an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea. Situated around 80 km south of Italy, Malta is a very popular tourist destination with 300 days of sunshine a year, various historical sites, beautiful beaches, a mouthwatering cuisine and a unique nightlife.
Malta boasts a solid economy anchored on numerous strong sectors such as ICT, iGaming and finance, and tourism all contributing towards a positive lifestyle sentiment.
The name ‘Malta’ means sweet honey (in Greek). The islands have a very rich history which spans over 7000 years – this has truly shaped the traditions and culture of the Isles.
Facts & Figures
Following are a few key facts about Malta, which are good to know: