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Malta

Malta Background Stats

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Definitions

  • Daylight Savings Time end date: Rules that determine the date on which daylight savings time ends. Clocks are moved backwards on this date.
  • Daylight Savings Time start date: Rules that determine the date on which daylight savings time begins. Clocks are moved forward on this date.
  • First human settlement > Date: Date or period of the first known or suspected human settlement within each geographic location listed. For further descriptions, please refer to notes.
  • First human settlement > Notes: Description of the first known or suspected human settlement within each geographic location listed. For the date or period of the described settlement, please refer to the according date stat.
  • First human settlement > Place: Location of the first known or suspected human settlement in each country.
  • Full name: Full names (translated to english) of the United Nations member states, as of 2014. For a list of full names in the respective original languages of each country, check this link.
  • Independence day date: Date.
  • Land border length: The length of each country's land border. Islands are listed as having a 0.0 km.
  • National anthems: National anthem.
  • National identity card: Description.
  • Neighboring countries and territories: The countries and territories neighboring each country. "L" means they share only a land border and "M" means they have only maritime boundaries. A blank means they share both.
  • Number of maritime boundary neighbours: Number of states and territories with which each country shares a maritime border. Two countries separated from each other by a body of water have a maritime border with each other.
  • Overview: A geopolitical overview of every sovereign country in the world, briefly examining their recent history and place on the global stage. The texts are taken from the BBC News website.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Daylight Savings Time end date 01:00 UTC on last Sunday October 2013
Daylight Savings Time start date 01:00 UTC on last Sunday March 2013
First human settlement > Date 5,200 BC 2014
First human settlement > Notes Settlers from Sicily brought agriculture and impressed ware pottery. 2014
First human settlement > Place Għar Dalam 2014
Full name Republic of Malta 2013
Independence day date September 21 1964
Land border length 0.0 2014 163th out of 200
National anthems L-Innu Malti ( The Maltese Hymn ) 2011
National identity card Karta ta' l-Identit\u00e0 Issued at 14, updated at 16, compulsory at 18. 2004
Neighboring countries and territories Italy (M) Libya (M) 2014
Number of maritime boundary neighbours 2 2014 92nd out of 171
Overview

The Maltese archipelago includes the islands of Malta, Gozo, Comino, Comminotto and Filfla.

It has a history of colonial control spanning centuries.

Located south of the Italian island of Sicily between Europe and North Africa, it has been occupied by Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Arabs and latterly France and Britain.


Full Article
2014

Citation

"Malta Background Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Malta/Background

Malta Background Profiles (Subcategories)

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