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  1. 1. Malta by Desirè Souto Lòpez 2014
  2. 2. Malta It is in the Mediterranea Sea. Malta is the largest island.
  3. 3. Malta Population:416,055 Land area:316 km2 Languages:Maltese and English. Main cities:Valletta,L-Imdina ,Il-Birgu,Bormla Monetary unit:Euro Neighbouring countries: Off the coast of Italy in the Mediterranean Sea Government: President Head of state :President
  4. 4. Malta Additional data:Local festivals, similar to those in southern Italy, are commonplace in Malta and Gozo, celebrating weddings, christenings and the patron saint of the local parish.Carnival is also important.
  5. 5. Malta In 1551, Barbary corsairs enslaved the entire population of the Maltese island Gozo, about 5,000 deporting them to the Barbary coast in present day Libya. After the siege they decided to increase Malta's fortifications, particularly in the inner-harbour area, where the new city of Valletta, named in honour of Valette, was built.
  6. 6. Malta L-Imdina:According to tradition, where the Cathedral is built today, a palace originally was built and occupied by the Roman Governor Publius (the one appointed by Saint Paul to be Malta’s first bishop).
  7. 7. Malta Valletta: the city of Malta is the designation of Città Umilissima. It is located in the central-eastern portion of the island of Malta.
  8. 8. Malta Feast days are the life of the Islands. Some holy days are actually national holidays, such as the feast of Santa Marija in mid-August. Others, such as the harvest festival of Mnarja at the end of June, are steeped in folklore. However, the most important events to all villages are their individual festas, honouring their parish patron saint.
  9. 9. Malta Traditional food: Maltese cuisine has been important historically in the development of a national identity; in particular the traditional fenkata (i.e. the eating of stewed or fried rabbit).
  10. 10. Malta Sport:From golf to water polo, football to tennis, Malta likes sporting.
  11. 11. Malta Interesting places: The Museum of Archaeology in Valletta houses an exceptionally rich collection of prehistoric artifacts. The War Museum at Fort St. Elmo is home to a Sunday military parade with people in period costumes re-enacting events. The capital also possesses the impressive Grand Master's Palace and St. John's Co-cathedral.
  12. 12. Malta Reference: ● ● ● ● ● ● ●