The World of Stamps:
by Geir Sør-Reime
The Republic of Malta has an area of only 121 square miles and a population of 420,000, making it one of the smallest and most densely populated states of Europe. Today a member of the European Union, Malta has a long and complex history.
Today, the city has a population of a bit less than 200,000.
Malta is an archipelago, where three of the islands, Malta itself, Gozo and Comino are inhabited.
Malta joined the Roman Empire 264BC. It became part of the Eastern Roman, or
Byzantine Empire 395-870 AD. Then followed…
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