Why to go to Malta

By: Ryley Besler

Date joined the European Union

The date when the European Union was 2004 when Malta joined the European Union. Malta in 1993 was accept by the EU Council of Ministers as a candidate to join the European Union. The next enlargement of European Union wasn't until January 1 of 1995 but did not include Malta.

History of Malta

In 5200 B.C.E the only known tribe was Sicani which was original from Sicily. Malta in 1091 was conquered by Normans as a part of the Sicily conquest. On September 21 1964 they gained their independence from United Kingdom.

Location and Major Cities of Malta

Malta is located south of Italy by 80 Kilometer then you meet a very we'll reserved historical island. Malta capital is Valletta and the densely populated city are Birkirkara, Rabat San Goljan, and Imsid.

Malta's Flag

Malta's flag in white and red with a cross on the white. The cross on the white side is the George cross awarded to Malta by King George VI in 1942, for the country's bravery in the Second World War.

Tourist Attraction and Geography of Malta

Gozo is a smaller rural island why to go and see it because the arch of the walk out to the Partial island and occasionally they will see a group of dolphins swim under the arch. The geography feature that are unique to the world are there are no mountains, and you going over the countryside you will notice a series of low hills with terraced fields on the slopes.

Government Type and Currency Type

Malta has a government type of Parliamentary Republic. Malta has had Parliamentary Republic since the Independence from the United Kingdom. The currency Malta uses is the EURO like most of the European Union and their currency was the Maltese Lira

3 Final Facts

Malta has no rivers what so ever. You drive on the left unlike the U.S. It is not a island but called a island. Malta is archipelago.