Thursday, February 18, 2010

Malta has a long and splendid culture and history

The Republic of Malta is located in southern Europe, the Mediterranean, the brink of Italy. An area of 316 square kilometers, population 370,000. The capital of Valletta, one of Europe's historical and cultural city. Since 1800, Malta was under British occupation and rule, as long as 164 years. 1964 declaration of independence; is now member of the Commonwealth. Established in 1974, the Republic of Malta. English and Maltese language as the official language. Maltese follow the European way of life, hospitality, non-racial discrimination, national treatment of tourists and students are very friendly.

Climate: Typical Mediterranean climate, scenic beauty, evergreen. The annual average temperature 10-28 degrees.

History: Malta has a long and splendid culture and history; since she still maintains a number of historical and cultural sites, including the new generation of stone temple construction. Malta has many notable natural harbor and strategic location, controlling the main routes in the Mediterranean for the world's attention. She have been Phoenician, Carthaginian, Roman Empire, Byzantine Empire, the British empire, they are in this piece of beautiful Cross left an indelible traces. Therefore, the integration of a variety of cultural backgrounds, Malta, Malta, who is deeply proud of.

Economy: Malta pleasant climate, beautiful scenery, the famous monuments, the lower the consumption to attract a large number of international visitors, the European travel, vacation destinations. Malta is a typical "sun, sea. Beach" state, ancient buildings, palaces, cathedrals and temples constitute a unique landscape of this country. Tourism is Malta's main economic pillars, each year attracts millions of foreign tourists visiting (in 1999 reached 1.3 million international tourists, is the country's population four times). Another is the economic pillar of Malta ship repair and shipbuilding. She's harbor is the best ports in the Mediterranean, the Mediterranean important transit point for shipping. Registered in Malta and ships at anchor continued growth per year (currently over ships registered in Malta more than 2,000 vessels with a total tonnage of 14.5 million tons). In 1999, Malta's per capita income of about 1.5 million U.S. dollars. The economy over the past five years, the actual average growth rate of 4 percent, the unemployment rate below 3%, Maltese people to enjoy a good social welfare, medical care, education, all free of charge; 95% of the population own their own homes, with an average two people a car . A good economic environment and social security so that Malta's social security is very good. Malta has applied to join the European Union, is expected to join in the last few years.

Maltese called Martis Islands, the Mediterranean, a small country. Malta, a total of 38 million people, an area of 316 square kilometers, mainly from Malta Island, Comino Island and Ge, Su Island composed of five islands. It is from the Italian island of Sicily, 90 km, 300 km away from the African continent, is a bridge connecting the two continents by sea. Due to brief Europe, Asia, Africa and three continents by sea transport fortress, Malta has "the heart of the Mediterranean," said. The early nineteenth century, British colonists to the east of Malta as a leading to Midway, where he established a land, sea and air bases. After a half-century struggle against a succession, Malta gained independence in 1964.

Here the annual average temperature of 20 degrees Celsius all year round you can swim. The island is surrounded by a snow white beach, if looking down from the air, like a huge sapphire pearl inlaid in the middle of the sea, pearl surrounded by sparkling diamond pieces.

Valletta, Malta is an archaic and modern city still exist. The city retains a lot of detailed craftsmanship of the Victorian-style architecture and square slab to the old streets. Built in 1623 the famous monuments - the compound, the people of Malta had been a strong bulwark against external aggression. After independence, a part of the compound to the presidential palace, the other part of the park was opened. Valletta is Malta's largest port and entrepot trade center.

Tourism is the pillar industry in Malta, the number of tourists each year is equivalent to three times the country's population, tourism revenues accounted for 30 percent of gross domestic product around.

Attractions list: Valletta, ancient temples, underground tombs, monuments Valletta, Malta presidential palace, Mostar cathedral, St. John's Cathedral, Dagang, the Knights Palace, Victoria City, CALYPSO caves, shrines monuments.

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