|Currency||euro (EUR) - since 01 January 2008|
|Area||316 sq km|
|Population||410,290 (2007 est.)|
|Language||Maltese (official), English (official), Italian|
|Religion||Roman Catholic 98%|
|Electricity||230V/50Hz (United Kingdom plug)|
|Time Zone||UTC +1|
Malta is an island country in the Mediterranean Sea that lies south of the island of Sicily, Italy. The country is an archipelago, with only the three largest islands (Malta, Għawdex or Gozo, and Kemmuna or Comino) being inhabited.