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''Film/{{Popeye}}'' was filmed here; the main set that portrayed [[NotSoSafeHarbor the town of Sweethaven]] still exists [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Popeye_Village as "Popeye Village", a museum and entertainment complex.]] ''Film/FinalJustice'' was also filmed and set here. An episode of ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'' was supposedly set here, but bizarrely and insultingly depicted the country as an isolated developing-world rogue state whose government was in the pocket of a millionaire DiabolicalMastermind. Creator/MichaelBay's ''Film/ThirteenHoursTheSecretSoldiersOfBenghazi'' was also filmed here [[CaliforniaDoubling as a stand-in for Benghazi, Libya]] due to the area having a lot of Northern Africa-style architecture and also being a lot safer than Libya itself.

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''Film/{{Popeye}}'' was filmed here; the main set that portrayed [[NotSoSafeHarbor the town of Sweethaven]] still exists [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Popeye_Village as "Popeye Village", a museum and entertainment complex.]] ''Film/FinalJustice'' was also filmed and set here. An episode of ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'' was supposedly set here, but bizarrely and insultingly depicted the country as an isolated developing-world rogue state whose government was in the pocket of a millionaire DiabolicalMastermind. Creator/MichaelBay's ''Film/ThirteenHoursTheSecretSoldiersOfBenghazi'' was also filmed here [[CaliforniaDoubling as a stand-in for Benghazi, Libya]] due to the area having a lot of Northern Africa-style architecture and also being a lot safer than Libya itself.
itself. Valletta also served as stand-in for late 15th century Spanish cities Granada and Séville in ''[[Film/AssassinsCreed2016 Assassin's Creed]]''.


* '''Highest point:''' Ta'Dmejrek (253 m/830 ft) (198th)

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* '''Highest point:''' Ta'Dmejrek (253 m/830 ft) (198th)(188th)


* '''Highest point:''' Ta'Dmejrek (253 m/830 ft) (183rd)

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* '''Highest point:''' Ta'Dmejrek (253 m/830 ft) (183rd)(198th)


* '''Highest point:''' Ta'Dmejrek (253 m/830 ft) (183th)

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* '''Highest point:''' Ta'Dmejrek (253 m/830 ft) (183th)(183rd)


* '''Country calling code:''' 356

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* '''Country calling code:''' 356356
* '''Highest point:''' Ta'Dmejrek (253 m/830 ft) (183th)
* '''Lowest point:''' Mediterranean Sea (5,267 m/17,280 ft) (-)


* '''ISO-3166-1 Code:''' MT

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* '''ISO-3166-1 Code:''' MTMT
* '''Country calling code:''' 356


Malta, known as the Republic of Malta ('''Maltese:''' ''Repubblika ta' Malta''), is a small Southern European island nation and the southernmost country in Europe, located about 60 miles off the coast of Italy and consisting of the inhabited islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino and a number of uninhabited islands. Malta has historically been of enormous strategic significance. [[UsefulNotes/TheKnightsHospitallers The Knights of St. John]] were resettled here after their original base of Rhodes was over-run by the Ottoman Turks.

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Malta, known as the Republic of Malta ('''Maltese:''' ''Repubblika ta' Malta''), is a small Southern European island nation and the southernmost country in Europe, nation, located about 60 miles off the coast of Italy and consisting of the inhabited islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino and a number of uninhabited islands. Malta has historically been of enormous strategic significance. [[UsefulNotes/TheKnightsHospitallers The Knights of St. John]] were resettled here after their original base of Rhodes was over-run by the Ottoman Turks.


* '''Area:''' 316 km (122 sq mi) (185th)

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* '''Area:''' 316 km km² (122 sq mi) (185th)


The Maltese language sounds very odd to English-speakers, being a Semitic language like Berber, Hebrew and Arabic rather than an Indo-European one and something of a cross between Arabic and Italian. It is thought that it is descended from the form of Arabic spoken by Arab traders in Sicily during the Middle Ages. Its closest relative is UsefulNotes/{{Tunisia}}n Arabic; a Tunisian who knows Italian or an Italian who speaks Tunisian Arabic should be able to get by.

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The Maltese language sounds very odd to English-speakers, being a Semitic an Afro-Asiatic language like Berber, Hebrew and Arabic rather than an Indo-European one and something of a cross between Arabic and Italian. It is thought that it is descended from the form of Arabic spoken by Arab traders in Sicily during the Middle Ages. Its closest relative is UsefulNotes/{{Tunisia}}n Arabic; a Tunisian who knows Italian or an Italian who speaks Tunisian Arabic should be able to get by.


The Maltese language sounds very odd to English-speakers, being something of a cross between Arabic and Italian. It is thought that it is descended from the form of Arabic spoken by Arab traders in Sicily during the Middle Ages. Its closest relative is UsefulNotes/{{Tunisia}}n Arabic; a Tunisian who knows Italian or an Italian who speaks Tunisian Arabic should be able to get by.

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The Maltese language sounds very odd to English-speakers, being a Semitic language like Berber, Hebrew and Arabic rather than an Indo-European one and something of a cross between Arabic and Italian. It is thought that it is descended from the form of Arabic spoken by Arab traders in Sicily during the Middle Ages. Its closest relative is UsefulNotes/{{Tunisia}}n Arabic; a Tunisian who knows Italian or an Italian who speaks Tunisian Arabic should be able to get by.


** Prime Minister: Robert Abela

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** Prime Minister: Robert AbelaAbela
** Deputy Prime Minister: Chris Fearne
** Chief Justice: Mark Chetcuti
** Speaker of the Parliament: Angelo Farrugia
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* '''Capital:''' Valletta
* '''Largest town:''' St. Paul's Bay
* '''Population:''' 514,564
* '''Area:''' 316 km (122 sq mi) (185th)
* '''Currency''': Euro () (EUR)
* '''ISO-3166-1 Code:''' MT


->The coat of arms was adopted in 1988 to replace its previous controversial coat of arms. It depicted a shield that contains the flag of Malta crowned with a mural crown (to represent Malta as a city-state). a palm and an olive leaves (to symbolize peace) and a white ribbon containing the country's full name in Maltese.

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->The coat of arms was adopted in 1988 to replace its previous controversial coat of arms. It depicted a shield that contains the flag of Malta crowned with a mural crown (to represent Malta as a city-state). a palm leaf and an olive leaves leaf (to symbolize peace) and a white ribbon containing the country's full name in Maltese.


[[AC: The Maltese Flag]]
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[[AC:Coat of arms of Malta]]
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->The coat of arms was adopted in 1988 to replace its previous controversial coat of arms. It depicted a shield that contains the flag of Malta crowned with a mural crown (to represent Malta as a city-state). a palm and an olive leaves (to symbolize peace) and a white ribbon containing the country's full name in Maltese.
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[[AC:The Maltese national anthem]]

->Lil din l-art ħelwa, l-Omm li tatna isimha,
->Ħares, Mulej, kif dejjem Int ħarist:
->Ftakar li lilha bil-oħla dawl libbist.

->Agħti, kbir Alla, id-dehen lil min jaħkimha,
->Rodd il-ħniena lis-sid, saħħa 'l-ħaddiem:
->Seddaq il-għaqda fil-Maltin u s-sliem.

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->Guard, Lord, forever, as you've done erst and ceasing never,
->This land whose name we received, our motherly-named Mother.
->Her you have draped with a light whose grace exceeds all other.

->On those who govern, sovereign God, bestow understanding,
->Grant wellness to those who work, largesse to those employing,
->Make firm, make just all our bonds, the peace we are enjoying.
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[[AC:Government]]
* Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic
** President: George Vella
** Prime Minister: Robert Abela


Malta, known as the Republic of Malta ('''Maltese:''' ''Repubblika ta' Malta''), is a small Southern European island nation, about 60 miles off the coast of Italy and consisting of the inhabited islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino and a number of uninhabited islands. Malta has historically been of enormous strategic significance. [[UsefulNotes/TheKnightsHospitallers The Knights of St. John]] were resettled here after their original base of Rhodes was over-run by the Ottoman Turks.

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Malta, known as the Republic of Malta ('''Maltese:''' ''Repubblika ta' Malta''), is a small Southern European island nation, nation and the southernmost country in Europe, located about 60 miles off the coast of Italy and consisting of the inhabited islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino and a number of uninhabited islands. Malta has historically been of enormous strategic significance. [[UsefulNotes/TheKnightsHospitallers The Knights of St. John]] were resettled here after their original base of Rhodes was over-run by the Ottoman Turks.


The 1980 live-action film version of {{Popeye}} was filmed here; the main set that portrayed [[NotSoSafeHarbor the town of Sweethaven]] still exists [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Popeye_Village as "Popeye Village", a museum and entertainment complex.]] ''Film/FinalJustice'' was also filmed and set here. An episode of ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'' was supposedly set here, but bizarrely and insultingly depicted the country as an isolated developing-world rogue state whose government was in the pocket of a millionaire DiabolicalMastermind. Creator/MichaelBay's ''Film/ThirteenHoursTheSecretSoldiersOfBenghazi'' was also filmed here [[CaliforniaDoubling as a stand-in for Benghazi, Libya]] due to the area having a lot of Northern Africa-style architecture and also being a lot safer than Libya itself.

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The 1980 live-action film version of {{Popeye}} ''Film/{{Popeye}}'' was filmed here; the main set that portrayed [[NotSoSafeHarbor the town of Sweethaven]] still exists [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Popeye_Village as "Popeye Village", a museum and entertainment complex.]] ''Film/FinalJustice'' was also filmed and set here. An episode of ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'' was supposedly set here, but bizarrely and insultingly depicted the country as an isolated developing-world rogue state whose government was in the pocket of a millionaire DiabolicalMastermind. Creator/MichaelBay's ''Film/ThirteenHoursTheSecretSoldiersOfBenghazi'' was also filmed here [[CaliforniaDoubling as a stand-in for Benghazi, Libya]] due to the area having a lot of Northern Africa-style architecture and also being a lot safer than Libya itself.

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