National Symbols of Malta

Malta is a country in Europe. It shares borders with the following countries: The capital of Malta is Valletta.

The official language is Maltese and the Euro is the currency of the Malta. The domain is .mt and the country code is +356.

National day is celebrated on 8 Sep 1943. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Malta is no exception.

In Malta, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Maltese people. No official National drink is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Malta. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Dun Karm Psaila represent a national Maltese symbol.

The country was founded by Dom Mintoff. The current president of Malta is George Vella and Robert Abela is the Prime Minister.

In Malta the power plugs and sockets are of type G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Maltese national anthem was written by Dun Karm Psaila and composed by Robert Samut.

Country information

Official name(s) Republic of Malta
Alternative name(s) Republic of Malta (official, English) Melita (ancient)
Regional location Southern Europe, islands in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Sicily (Italy)
Country name etymology The Greeks are known to have called the island Melita meaning "honey".
Climate Mediterranean; mild, rainy winters; hot, dry summers
Terrain Mostly low, rocky, flat to dissected plains; many coastal cliffs
Population 441,543
National Day 8 Sep 1943
Language(s) Maltese
Religion Christianity
Country code +356
Literacy rate 93.3%
Currency Euro
Capital city Valletta
ISO MLT
Domain(TLD) .mt
Ethnicity Maltese
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Maltese
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 316 km2 (122 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+1 (Central European Time)
Average elevation 127 m (413 ft)
Coastline 252.8 Km
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Malta

Flag map of Malta

Motto of Malta

Virtute et constantia - "Strength and consistency"

National animal of Malta

The National animal of Malta is Pharaoh Hound

National Animal of Malta - Pharaoh Hound

National flower of Malta

The National flower of Malta is The Maltese Centaury. Botanical name is Cheirolophus crassifolius.

National flower of Malta - The Maltese Centaury

National bird of Malta

The National bird of Malta is Blue rock thrush

National bird of Malta - Blue rock thrush

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Maltese Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Do well and forget it; do ill and remember it.

Death said to the man with his throat cut, “How ugly you look".

Your soul to God, your body to dust, your property to your relatives, because thus it has been found written.

You must kill the spider to get rid of the cobweb.

You can’t buy heaven with money.

You cannot serve God and the devil.

With money you can build a road in the sea.

Where the heart loves, there the legs walk.

When the husband is a hen and the wife is a cock, the house is topsy-turvy

When it’s raining and the sun shines — then a Turk is born.

When a miser dies, the heirs feel as happy as when they kill a pig.

What was is no more, what if is just if.

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