Republic of Malta, commonly called Malta, is located off the coast of Greece and spans across 316 km² (122 sq. mi.). The country is a republic, declared independent from the United Kingdom in 1964.

General Information
Official Name: 
Republic of Malta, Repubblika ta' Malta
Capitol: 
Valletta
Population: 
418,000
Languages: 
English
Geographic Region: 
Geographic Size (km sq): 
316
Year of UN Membership: 
1964
Year of Present State Formation: 
1964
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Key Statistics & Indicators
Gross Domestic Product (GDP, Nominal): 
$10.162 Billion
Per Capita Income (PPP Adjusted): 
$28,741 (CID)
GDP Growth: 
2.40 (%)
Human Development Index (HDI): 
0.83
Gini Index (Income Inequality): 
27.10
Unemployment: 
6.40%
Economic Grouping: 
Developed Country
History
International Relations
UN Voting Blocs & Caucuses: 
Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)
Arab Group
Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
European Community
Major International & Regional Organizations: 
Australia Group
Commonwealth of Nations (British)
CD: Community of Democracies
CoEu: Council of Europe
EAPC: Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council
EBRD: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ECB: European Central Bank
EIB: European Investment Bank
EMU: European Monetary Union
EU: European Union
ICC: International Chamber of Commerce
ICRM: International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
IFRCS: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
IMSO: International Mobile Satellite Organization
Interpol: International Criminal Police Organization
IOC: International Olympic Committee
IOM: International Organization for Migration
IPU: Inter-Parliamentary Union
ISO: International Organization for Standardization
ITSO: International Telecommunications Satellite Organization
ITUC: International Trade Union Confederation
NSG: Nuclear Suppliers Group, aka London Group
OAS: Organization of American States
OSCE: Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
PCA: Permanent Court of Arbitration
PFP: Partnership for Peace
Schengen Convention
Union Latina
WCO: World Customs Organization
UN Specialized Agencies & Organizations: 
CTBTO: Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency
IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization
ICSID: International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
IFAD: International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFC: International Finance Corporation
ILO: International Labor Organization
IMF: International Monetary Fund
IMO: International Maritime Organization
ITU: International Telecommunications Union
MIGA: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
OPCW: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UNWTO: United Nations World Tourism Organization
UPU: Universal Postal Union
WBG: World Bank Group
WHO: World Health Organization
WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization
WMO: World Meteorological Organization
WTO: World Trade Organization
Bilateral Relations
United Nations Data
Government Sources
UN Mission
249 East 35th Street
New York, NY 10016
(212) 725-2345
(212) 779-7097
malta-un.newyork@gov.mt

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