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Valletta, capital of Malta

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Historical base of the Order of Malta!

The European city of Valletta is located in the east of the main island of Malta directly on the Mediterranean coast.

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Facts & Info Valletta

coordinates Latitude: 35 ° 53'58 "N
Longitude: 14 ° 30'52 "E
Continent Europe
Land Malta
location Main island of Malta
waters Mediterranean
Sea level 44 meters above the sea
Area about 0,85 km2
population City: approx. 8000 inhabitants (Stand 2021)
Area: approx. 250.000 people
= about half of the population of Malta
Population density about 9400 km2(Stand 2021)
Language Maltese
City age Laying of the foundation stone in 1566
Landmark St. John's Co Cathedral
Dome of the Carmelite Church
Peculiarity Seat of the Order of Malta from 1530 to 1798
UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1980
European Capital of Culture in 2018
Origin of name Jean de la Vallette, the 49th Grand Master of the Order of Malta, was the founder of the city.

Sightseeing & Attractions Valletta

Sightseeing vacation recommendation travel experiences 10 things to do in Valletta

  1. Let yourself be enchanted by the triton fountain
  2. Tour the magnificent St. John's Co Cathedral
  3. Visit the Grand Master's Palace and its knightly collection
  4. Marvel at the 5000 year old stone figure “Sleeping Lady” and other historical treasures in the archaeological museum
  5. Stroll through Valletta's small side streets
  6. Take a tour of the aristocratic palace "Casa Rocca Picola"
  7. Relax in Upper Barakka Gardens and take the elevator down to the waterfront
  8. Take the ferry to see the Valletta skyline
  9. Experience an open air event in the old theater
  10. Enjoy the night atmosphere with live music at dinner
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Maps route planner directions sightseeing vacationWhere is Valetta located? Route Planning: Valletta, Malta Map
Fact sheet Weather Climate table Temperature Best travel time How is the weather in Valletta?

More information for your visit to Valletta: Malta travel guide, Valletta website

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Information on site, as well as personal experiences when visiting Valletta in 2021.

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Local Government Division (oD), Local Councils. Valletta. Geography. [online] Retrieved on October 07.10.2021th, XNUMX, from URL:

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