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Malta

Malta
  • Capital

    Capital

    Valletta

  • Local time

    Local time

    19:47

  • Population

    Population

    436 000

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +356

  • Currency

    Currency

    € EUR (euro)

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Malta

Malta
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Valletta

  • Local time

    Local time

    19:47

  • Population

    Population

    436 000

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +356

  • Currency

    Currency

    € EUR (euro)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 1 562

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.80 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    560mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    316 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    23%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    1%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    31%

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    1.5 m

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Maltese

  • Religion

    Religion

    Roman Catholic - 98 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    93.3%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Maltese
    English - 6 %
    multilingual - 3 %

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    2 130

  • Murders

    Murders

    1 per 100k

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    7.2 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    29.7%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    9.9%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    9 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    0.1%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    tourism, electronics, ship building and repair, construction, food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, footwear, clothing, tobacco

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    potatoes, cauliflower, grapes, wheat, barley, tomatoes, citrus, cut flowers, green peppers

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    limestone, salt, arable land

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    98%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    limestone, salt, arable land

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    4%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    2 347kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    84 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    57

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What not to do when visiting Malta

1/11
Marker Malta
Street & Behavioral

Don’t wear the beachwear outside the beach or resorts, and never when visiting a church or religious sites.

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2/11
Marker Malta
Street & Behavioral

Don't forget a firm handshake is common when meeting someone and also when saying farewell.

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3/11
Marker Malta
Business & Communication

Don’t forget Malta is a deeply religious country - attending mass on Sunday is a habit, and shirking away from it is frowned upon by the older generation.

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Did you know

Did you know?

As a British protectorate, Malta fought and held out against both Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany during WWII.

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Marker Malta
Business & Communication

Don’t forget to tip a bit in restaurants and bar - it’s appreciated.

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5/11
Marker Malta
Street & Behavioral

Don’t leave your drinks unattended.

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6/11
Marker Malta
Business & Communication

Don't forget - white taxis have fixed prices, black taxis (or other) - negotiate the price.

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Business & Communication

Don’t forget to handshake when greeting (men). Women usually greet with light kisses on both cheeks (”air kisses” where you just touch cheeks and kiss the air), a handshake is common on first meeting. Eye contact is important.

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Business & Communication

Don't smack or slurp - it's not appreciated.

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Business & Communication

Don't avoid eye contact business and personal conversations. It's a sign of courtesy.

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10/11
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Street & Behavioral

Don't enter buses, trains or similar before everyone who wants to get out has done so.

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Don't forget to wear reflectors when riding a bike or walking at dark.

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