The Maltese Islands
|Located at the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, the Maltese Islands hold a strategic maritime position which was held by several ancient cultures throughout its long and magnificent history. The Grand Harbour, which is one of the largest natural harbors in the world, boasts Maltas rich heritage of architecture, art, culture, and maritime excellence.
The Island's English speaking environment, friendly atmosphere, desirable climate, Mediterranean cuisine, high standards of living, and excellent medical services makes Malta an ideal destination for business, travel and leisure.
In 1964 Malta attained its Independence and ten years later, in 1974, it was declared a Republic within the Commonwealth. Malta has been a member of the European Union since May 2004.