SOUTHERN EUROPE

Malta Map

A map of Malta that shows populated places, channels, and islands. Satellite imagery and an elevation map display its rugged and indented coastline of harbors and bays.

REFERENCE

Malta Political Map

Malta is an island country located in the Mediterranean Sea. It’s approximately 81 kilometers (50 mi) south of Italy. Also, Tunisia is situated 300 kilometers (186 mi) to the southwest. With a population just over 500,000, it’s one of the smallest countries in Europe and tenth smallest in the world. Malta is known for having a close historic connection to both Europe and North Africa. Valletta is the capital and largest city.

IMAGERY

Malta Satellite Map

Malta occupies an area of 316 square kilometers (122 sq mi) in size. Only Malta’s three largest islands are inhabited. Specifically, this includes Malta, Gozo and Comino.  Whereas its other smaller islands like Manoel Island, St Paul’s Islands, Cominotto are uninhabited. The country lies between 35°N and 36.6°N latitudes with a Mediterranean climate. While its winters are mild and rainy, its summers are mostly hot and dry. Agriculture and arable land covers 30% of the landmass. But just 1% is forested land.

HILLSHADE

Malta Elevation Map

Although Malta has high hills and streams, it has no major rivers or mountain chains. One of its main identifying features is its rugged coastline. This is accompanied with harbors, bays, and beaches. Ta’ Zuta on Dingli Cliffs lies on the southwest of mainland Malta. At 253 meters (830 ft), this is Malta’s highest point.