Malta is a small island nation located approximately 58 miles (93 km) south of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea. Its areal is counted to 316 km2. The inhabitants of Malta are counted to 400 000 among its three biggest islands. Since May the first Malta has been a member of the European Union .
The country Malta consists of six islands and is situated in the Mediterranean, 90 km below the coast of Sicily. The islands have different names, but the main island is called Malta. Only three of the six islands are inhabited, Gozo, Comino and then of course Malta.
The total area of Malta is 316 km2.
Malta has got a lot of hills, but neither mountains nor rivers. The coast is very rocky with harbours and sandy beaches.