Malta is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea. With a population of about 475,000 over an area of 316 km2, Malta is the world's tenth smallest and fifth most densely populated country. Its capital is Valletta, which is the smallest national capital in the European Union by area at 0.8 km². The official languages are Maltese and English, with Maltese officially recognised as the national language and the only Semitic language in the European Union.

The twenty closest neighbours in the database:

Syracuse (Italy) (148 km), Catania (Italy) (185 km), Taormina (Italy) (228 km), Rome (Italy) (690 km), Dubrovnik (Croatia) (811 km), Split (Croatia) (862 km), Mostar (Bosnia and Herzegovina) (873 km), Sibenik (Croatia) (879 km), Krka National Park (887 km), Zadar (Croatia) (916 km), Genoa (Italy) (1,059 km), Principality of Monaco (1,060 km), Nice (France) (1,065 km), Venice (Italy) (1,076 km), Verona (Italy) (1,101 km), Sirmione (Italy) (1,115 km), Asti (Italy) (1,134 km), Milan (Italy) (1,154 km), Turin (Italy) (1,170 km), Miramas le Vieux (France) (1,175 km)

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