Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta, is a Southern European country consisting of an archipelago situated in the centre of the Mediterranean.

Throughout History, Malta’s location has given it great strategic importance and succession of powers including the Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Normans, Aragonese, Hobs burg Spain, Knights of St John, French And the British. The Capital city of Malta is Valletta, which is named after the 49th Grand Master, Fra Jean Parisot de Valette.

In 1964 Malta gained its Independence from the British and become a republic in 1974.