Malta, officially the Republic of Malta, is a southern European country and consists of an archipelago of three islands (Malta, Gozo and Comino), situated centrally in the Mediterranean, 93 km south of SicilyTunisia, thus linking Europe, North Africa and Middle East. Malta's unique position affords easy access to these markets and beyond
and 288 km north-east of
Malta covers just over 316 km² in land area, making it one of Europe's smallest and one of Europe's most densely populated countries. Its capital is Valletta and Maltese is the national language and a co-official language, alongside English.
The distance in
History: Throughout history, Malta's location has given it great strategic importance and a sequence of powers including the Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Knights of St John, French and British have all ruled the islands.
Political and Administrative scenario: The Maltese islands are politically and economically stable, with a sound legal and financial framework. Industry and exports, information technology, tourism and financial services are the pillars of the Maltese economy. The country's communication facilities are excellent, with a highly sophisticated digital telecommunications infrastructure that ensures a global business environment at all times.
Climate: The climate provides a perfect living and working environment. There are no extremes temperatures, with the average winter temperature rising up to 12-°C (54-°F). This coupled with a rich cultural heritage, historic trading and business traditions, makes
Currency: The national currency is the Euro.
Population: The resident population of
MARSASCALA is an ancient fishing village (often referred to as M'Scala) with its picturesque bay that lies to the south-east of
It is partnered by the next (wider) bay called
The Three Cities