Maltese Islands

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Maltese Islands:

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, officially Republic of Malta, republic (2005 est. pop. 399,000), 122 sq mi (316 sq km), in the Mediterranean Sea S of Sicily. It comprises the islands of Malta (95 sq mi/246 sq km), Gozo (Ghawdex, 26 sq mi/67 sq km), and Comino (Kemmuna, 1 sq mi/2.
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The dusty, sunbleached sandscapes of the tiny Mediterranean island, part of the Maltese archipelago, have provided the backdrop for a host of Hollywood movies over the years.
EXPERIENCE the beauty of the Maltese Archipelago with Dive Worldwide (0845 130 6980), offering seven nights' B&B accommodation through June at the Comino Hotel.
The news agencies reported that an extensive search was still underway for the two other missing tourists in the Maltese archipelago, adding that chances of finding Chmouni's son and the other French tourist alive have dwindled since Monday.
Standing on a cliff overlooking the near-deserted beach in Ramla Bay on the northern shore of Gozo -- the second largest of the islands that make up the Maltese archipelago -- the mind easily wanders to the vast swathes of time that have passed while this tranquil scene in a little-known corner of Europe has remained unchanged, a sleepy witness to little of significance while the world developed at a frantic pace elsewhere.
30 call to Tunis, Tunisia, would be replaced by Gozo Island, a small island thatOs part of the Maltese archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.
The Maltese archipelago lies virtually at the centre of the Mediterranean, with Malta 93 kms south of Sicily and 288 kms north of Africa.
The Maltese archipelago, consisting of three inhabited islands - Malta, Gozo and Comino - and several uninhabited islands, lies about 60 miles southeast of Sicily and 140 miles north of Tunisia.
The Maltese archipelago comprises the islands of Malta, Gozo, Comino and the tiny uninhabited islets of Cominotto and Filfla.
Maltese archipelago is formed of three islands - Malta, Gozo and Comino - with an area totalling 320 square kilometres housing 420,000 people, making it one of the most densely populated countries in the world.