Article of Lorena W. and Magdalena L.
Malta for tourists, students and business people
Malta is very popular for students and business people, but especially for tourists. The tourism is important because Malta is an Island and they haven’t another source of income. Many Students are coming because it’s the home of all language travel. English is the second national language, so they come and practice.
Malta Highlights and Best Places to Visit
Mdina: It was until 1571 the capital of Malta. Today it is one of the biggest tourist attractions. The whole city is without driving cars.
Gozo/ Comino: These are the two sister islands of Malta. They are part of the country Malta.
Blue Grotto/ Blue Lagon/ St Peters Pool: These are three beautiful, naturel, Water areas. The places are distributed over all three islands.
Sliema: Is a town located on the northeast coast of Malta. It is a major residential and commercial area and a centre for shopping, dining, and café life.
St.Julians: Is a town in the Central Region of Malta. It is known for tourism-oriented businesses, such as hotels, restaurants and nightclubs.
The History of the Maltese Islands
In the last 2, 5 millennium Malta was often occupied from different realms. After the dominions of the Carthaginians, Romans and Arabs, Malta was under the influence of European aristocratic houses. Then in the year 1530, the Knights order of Malta settled down.
The reign shaped by the fight against the Ottoman Empire has survived until today. In 1798, the islands were occupied by France, but were expelled from Britain two years later. After 164 years of British colonial rule, Malta was released and had its independence in 1964 and has been a parliamentary republic since 1974. Malta joined the European Union in 2004 and introduced the euro in 2008.
What Malta looks like nowadays
Malta has been a republic since 1974. In 2004, Malta joined the European Union. In 2008, the currency changed from lira to euro. Malta nowadays hosts a lot of events, like ‘u19-Create your world’.
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