Many Hollywood Movies Were Shot In Malta – 10 Interesting Facts About This Country

Situated in the Mediterranean, Malta is home to just under half a million inhabitants and it is one of the most densely populated countries of the world.

In the cave of Calypso Malta allegedly Homer wrote the Odyssey. Although the cave is nothing special, it is worth a visit because of the nature around it.

Malta consists of several islands and islets, of which only three are inhabited – Gozo, Comino and Malta.

Official languages in Malta are Maltese and English language.

Given the long British rule in Malta, the inhabitants of this country have remained some of their habits, so today they are driving on the left side of the street.

Along the coast, there are still remains of destroyed ships during World War II.

Malta was inhabited since almost forever! There are traces of civilizations that are dating back to the 6th century before BC.

Many Hollywood hits are filmed here, such as “Gladiator,” “Troy” and “Captain Phillips.”

Most of the young people in Malta live with their parents until they get married.

Malta has permanent air links with 69 cities even in spite of its modest size.