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Interesting facts about Malta?

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  1. Malta is one of the world’s smallest states at just over 316 square kilometers. It is also one of the most densely populated with a population of 368,250;
  2. Malta’s strategic location in the middle of the Mediterranean has caused it to come under a succession of powers over the centuries. The Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Normans, Aragonese, Spanish, Knights of St John, French, and the British all ruled the islands at one point in time;
  3. Malta has been independent from the UK since 1964 and a republic since 1974, thought it remains a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. It is also a member of the United nations and European Union;
  4. Malta is a renowned tourist destination with a number of recreational areas, historical monuments, and nine UNESCO World Heritage sites, among which are the Megalithic Temples. The temples are some of the oldest freestanding structures in the world;
  5. The island has maintained a policy of neutrality since 1980. In 1989, Malta hosted a summit between US President George H.W. Bush and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev which signaled the end of the Cold War;
  6. Malta has a rich artistic heritage. The Knights of St John brought many painters to decorate their palaces and churches in the 16th century. The Baroque painter Caravaggio also painted several of his most famous paintings in Malta;
  7. Saint Paul was shipwrecked on Malta in 60 AD. He stayed on the Islands for 3 months and converted the population to Christianity. Nearly all churches in Malta have artworks dedicated to Saint Paul.

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