Malta (GPS: 35 50 N, 14 35 E) is located in Southern Europe, islands in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Sicily (Italy). The country’s area measurements are total: 316 sq km; land: 316 sq km, water: 0 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly less than twice the size of Washington, DC. The total irrigated land is 35 sq km (2012).
One of the crucial features of Malta: The country comprises an archipelago, with only the three largest islands (Malta, Ghawdex or Gozo, and Kemmuna or Comino) inhabited. Numerous bays provide good harbors. Malta and Tunisia discuss oil exploration on the continental shelf between their countries, although no commercially viable reserves have been found as of 2017.