Malta Information

Malta Rentals

Malta rental properties are primarily found in the major metropolitan areas of Malta. Common rental types found in Malta are apartments, studios, lofts, one bedrooms, two bedrooms, condos, houses for rent, mobile homes, hotel rooms, vacation rental, furnished rentals short term rentals. Regions and cities if Malta where housing rentals are found are Northern Harbour, Southeast Malta, Southern Harbour, West Malta, All Cities, Gozo and Comino, North Malta. Vacation rentals, short term rentals and furnished housing are more common in the metropolitan areas of Malta.

Malta Rental Areas

Use the rental links below to find Malta apartment rentals, Malta houses for rent, Malta short term furnished Malta vacation rentals and more. Landlords post rentals directly. Tenants contact landlords about the houses and apartments and negotiate such rental aspects as rent, lease term, pet policy...

Malta Rentals by Region

Malta Information by Region

Malta Country Information

Malta is a southern European country and consists of a large group established centrally in the Mediterranean. Malta is one of the Europe's smallest and most thick occupy countries. Its de facto capital is Valletta and the largest city is Birkirkara. It gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1964 and became a democracy in 1974. It is a member of the United Nations from 1964 and European Union in 2004. Malta has a long Christian tradition According to the Acts of the Apostles; St. Paul was stranded on "Melite", which many Bible scholars identify with Malta, and executive there. The Roman Catholic Church continues the official and dominant religion in Malta. Malta is known for its UNESCO World Heritage Sites, most prominently the Megalithic Temples which are the oldest free-standing structures in Europe. The origin of the term "Malta" is uncertain, and the modern-day variation derives from the Maltese language. The most common etymology derives from the Greek word,'honey'. The Greeks called the island meaning "honey-sweet," an endemic species of bee lives on the island, giving it the popular nickname the "land of honey". The Romans went on to call the island Melita, the Phoenician name for the islands, meaning "a haven" in reference to Malta's many bays and coves.

Malta Recreation, Culture and Attractions

In Malta, there are various things and beautiful islands. In Valletta, the Malta Experience emphasizes the history of Malta at the Mediterranean Conference Centre. The Three Cities are constructive to displays the island's of maritime history, while Hagar Qim has a prehistoric temple complex with the oldest human structures in the world. Each tombstone represents the lives of the Grand Masters of the Order of St John, buried. Valletta is Malta's capital city influenced in less than one square kilometer of space. Against the rich St. John's Co-Cathedral, to the original 300 year old Manoel Theatre, restaurants, arts, monuments, traditional balconies, shops and malls, museums, forts and bastions, flea markets in Valletta, it is one of the top ten attractions in Malta. Gozo's must-see attractions include the Citadella, Ggantija Temples, ta? Pinu Sanctuary and the Dwejra area. Many tourists come to Malta to spend a day on the beach, particularly Golden Bay. Golden Bay is the second largest sandy beach in Malta and is well known for its banana boat rides, fun atmosphere and spectacular sunsets that make the beach a perfect background for evening barbecues. The culture of Malta communicates the various cultures that have come into contact with the Maltese Islands throughout the centuries, including neighboring Mediterranean cultures. Malta has a long history of architecture, influenced by many different Mediterranean cultures over its history. Ggantija, one of the oldest manmade freestanding structures in the world. The Roman period introduced highly decorative mosaic floors, marble colonnades and classical statuary, remnants of which are beautifully preserved and presented in the Roman Domus.

Malta Country Demographics

Malta Country Population - 400,214
Malta Country male population - 200,715
Malta Country female population - 203,324
Malta Country Phoenician Population - 200,000
Malta Country Maltese Population - 28,000

Malta School Information

The education system in Malta is based on British model. Primary school is compulsory in 1946 and secondary is compulsory from 1971 at the age of sixteen. The state and the Church are provided education free for children in Malta and Gozo. A number of private schools are run in Malta. Primary school lasts at six, people sit for an examination to the secondary school at the age of 11. Pupils continue to studying sixth level, it lasts for two years at the end of which students sit for the Matriculation examination. The University of Malta provides Tertiary education at diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Malta Country Symbols

Malta state Flag
Malta state Flag
Malta state Animal
Malta state Animal
Kelb tal-Fenek (the Pharaoh Hound)
Malta state Bird
Malta state Bird
Blue Rock Thrush
Malta state Motto
Malta state Motto
Repubblika ta' Malta (Maltese: Republic of Malta)
Malta state Anthem
Malta state Anthem
'L-Innu Malti' ('The Maltese Hymn')
Malta state Flower
Malta state Flower
Maltese Rock Centaury, Widnet il-Bahar
Malta state Tree
Malta state Tree

Malta Country History

Malta was an important cultic center for earth-mother worship. The Phoenicians, and the Carthaginians, determined ports and trading settlements on the island. During the second Punic War in 218 B.C., it became part of the Roman Empire. In 870, Byzantine Empire came under Arab control. The Arabs were forced in 1090 by a band of Norman adventurers under Count Roger of Normandy, whom established a kingdom in southern Italy and Sicily.malta was satisfied to various feudal lords and barons and was dominated successively by the rulers of Swabia, Aquitaine, Aragon, Castile, and Spain. In 1522, Suleiman II drive the Knights of St. John out of Rhodes, they had established themselves after being driven out of Jerusalem. They built towns, palaces, churches, gardens, and fortifications and enhanced the island. In 1798, the power of knights degenerated the rule and ended their peaceful surrender to Napoleon. The people of Malta across French rule lasted two years with the help of the British chased them in 1800. King George VI in 1942 awarded the George Cross "to the island fortress of Malta--its people and defenders".

Malta Country Tourist Information

The Maltese Islands are economically, socially and culturally well developed against their small size. One does not feel like one is visiting a backwards nation at all, despite using the prominent local roads would have you believe otherwise! Malta exhibit character, from its vibrant blue waters and secluded bays, to medieval walled citadels and splendid baroque churches. It is a good place to travel independently. The latest information of Malta is in Malta city guides at web tourist. Some of the preparations are built in 16th century by the knights of Saint John who safe the city from the ottoman Turks. There are several plazas with cafes, bars and restaurants.

Malta Country Transportation

The transportation system in Malta is small, and the islands' small domestic system of public transport is subordinate on buses and taxis, though there was a railway in the past. The primary connection to other countries is its airport at Gudja. Buses are the primary method of public transport which offers a cheap and frequent service to many parts of Malta and Gozo. buses are used on the islands from 1905. The buses used to be colour coded, according to the routes, before being painted green. Now the buses in Malta are all dark yellow, with a band of orange, while those on the sister island of Gozo are grey, with a red band. There are approximately 500 buses in public transit service in Malta. Malta buses carry roughly 31 million passengers per year. Between 1883 and 1931 Malta had a railway line that connected the capital city of Valletta to the army barracks at Mtarfa / Mdina and a number of towns and villages. The network is divided into four types of services. It is proposed that there would be other major interchanges in the network at Mater Dei, Luxol in Swieqi, Paola, Marsa, the Airport and Msida. It has three large natural harbours on its main island. There are also two man-made harbours that connect the islands of Malta and Gozo. The Grand Harbour, located at the eastern side of the capital city of Valletta. Marsamxett Harbour, located on the western side of Valletta, accommodate a number of yacht marinas. Marsaxlokk Harbour is sited at Marsaxlokk on the south-eastern side of Malta, and is the location of the Malta Freeport, the islands' main cargo terminal. Malta International Airport is the only airport serving the Maltese Islands.

Malta Taxes

Malta Country Income Tax rate applicable to non-resident shareholders in International Trading Companies - 27.5%
Malta Country Income Tax 'final withholding tax' on income from certain types of investment and income from part-time employment or self-employment - 15%
Malta Country Social Security Taxes for both employee and employer - 10%
Malta Country Stamp Duty on share transfers of the consideration - 2%
Malta Country Stamp Duty on share issues of nominal value - 0.4%
Malta Country Stamp Duty on transfers of immovable property - 5%
Malta Country Value Added Tax - 15%
Malta Country Value Added Tax reduced rate applicable to tourist accommodation or the letting of sites for artistic or cultural activities - 5%
Malta Country Property Tax withholding tax to be levied on all sales of real property - 12%
Malta Country rate of direct corporate income tax on chargeable income - 35%
Malta Country Capital allowances tax on first year - 20%
Malta Country Capital allowances tax on first year for hotels and industrial buildings - 10%

Malta Universities

University of Malta, Tal-Qroqq, Msida, Malta - 10002 students
Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology, Triq Kordin, Paola, Malta - 700 students
Institute of Tourism Studies, Bajja San Gorg, San Giljan - 1638 students

Malta Religions

Malta Christian Population is 92%
Malta Muslim Population is 0.8%
Malta Buddhist Population is 0.1%
Malta Others Population is 0.1%
Malta Non-religious Population is 2%
Malta Roman Catholics Population is 95%

Malta Districts

Northern Harbour District, Malta - Population 122,408
Southern Harbour District, Malta - Population 81,552
Western District, Malta - Population 57,701
Northern District, Malta - Population 59,509
South Eastern District, Malta - Population 61,007
Gozo and Comino District, Malta - Population 31,432

Malta Country Government

The Government of Malta is the executive branch of Malta. It is made up of the Cabinet and the Parliamentary Secretaries. The president takes her decision based on the situation within the Maltese parliament. The prime minister is appointed by the president is a five tear term is the leader of the majority party or of a majority coalition in Parliament. The Prime Minister is responsible for assigning departments of government to Permanent Secretaries. The Republic was demonstrated on 13 December 1974. Legislative power made up of 65 members elected for five years. The Head of State is the President is elected by the House of Representatives for a five-year term. Malta became a member of the European Union on 1 May 2004. There are two courts in Malta known as the Constitutional Court and the Court of Appeal where judges are selected by the president. The President is appointed by the Prime Minister to discuss with the cabinet members.

Malta Country Economy

Malta's economy is depending on shipping in the port in 1869. In 2011 the Malta's economy is mainly based on trading, industry, limestone and tourism. The manufacturings out sources of Malta are electronics, ship building, construction, food stuffs, pharmaceuticals, cotton, tobacco, financial and information technology services. The Malta's agricultural outputs are vegetables, fruits, wheat, barley, citrus, green peppers, pork, milk, poultry and live stocks. Before 2010 the economy is based on water and electricity prices because of financial crisis after 2010 the economy was recovered. The main exported items of Malta are machinery, fuels, oils, pharmaceuticals, aircraft parts, toys, games and sports items and imported items are fuels, oils, machinery, plastic and vehicles.

Malta Country Parks

In Malta we have seen four parks namely Popeye Village, Splash & Fun Park, Mediterranean Marine Park, and Marine Adventure Park. In 1979 the movie Popeye with Robin Williams and Shelley Duval was made here at Anchor Bay in Malta. In that movie set was turned into a popular tourist attraction with boat rides and animators. Splash & Fun Park, is one of the largest wave pools in Europe establish up to 1.5 meter waves, a children's splash land, the lazy river and lots of excellent water slides. The Marine Adventure Park includes dolphin and sealion shows. A childrens amusement area, parrot shows and the reptilarium. There are two 50 meter mesh garden containing Blue Fin Tuna, Barry the Barracuda and other species of fish found in the Mediterranean.