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Profile : Malta

Region: Europe
Capital: Valetta
Population: 413,196
Area: 316
GDP per capita: $21000.00
Religions: Roman Catholic 90%
Languages: Maltese and English

Description

Malta is a small Mediterranean island just below Italy. It was a possession of Great Britain from 1814 until its independence in 1964, and a decade later, it became a republic. With breathtaking scenery and beautiful beaches, Malta's economy is based on tourism and ship-building. It became an EU member in May 2004.

Most of the population are Maltese, who are descended from Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Arabs, and others. 98% are Roman Catholic and the country has one of the highest weekly Catholic Church attendances in the world.

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  • Pray that Malta will come to follow the teachings of the Apostle Paul, who was shipwrecked there and used the opportunity to share Christ.

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