Malta factsMediterranean Sea quiz
What is the only Semitic language serving as an official language of the European Union?
Maltese developed from Arabic in Sicily, and later in Malta, between the end of the ninth century and the end of the thirteenth century. Maltese is the only Semitic language written in the Latin script. Through the history, the Maltese language has been classified in various ways, with some claiming that the ancient Punic language (used in Carthage) was the base of the language, while others believed the language to be Berber, and under Fascist Italy, it was considered a dialect of Italian.
The most densely populated country in Europe is Monaco. Which country is the second?
Malta. List of European countries by population density: Monaco (16 500 people / km²), Malta (1230), Vatican City (1190), the Netherlands (465) and San Marino (435).
What is the capital of Malta?
Valetta. Valletta is the capital city of Malta. Located in the south east of the island. Valletta is the southernmost capital of Europe. Valletta's 16th-century buildings were constructed by the Knights Hospitaller. The city is Baroque in character, with elements of Mannerist, Neo-Classical and Modern architecture. The city was officially recognised as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1980
To which country belongs St Paul's Island, also known as Selmunett?
Malta. St Paul's Island, also known as Selmunett, is a small island off Selmun near the north-east of the main island of Malta. The Acts of the Apostles tell the story of how Paul the Apostle was shipwrecked on an island which Chapter 28 identifies as Malta while on his way to Rome to face charges. Traditionally, St. Paul's Bay and St Paul's Island are identified as the location for this shipwreck.
Where is this monument located?
Greece. The Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes also known as the Kastello, is a medieval castle in the city of Rhodes, on the island of Rhodes in Greece. It is one of the few examples of Gothic architecture in Greece. The site was previously a citadel of the Knights Hospitaller that functioned as a palace, headquarters, and a fortress.