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___ Satellite View and Map of the City of Valletta, Malta

Valletta skyline, Malta
Skyline of Valletta, Malta.
Image: © Briangotts

About Valletta

Valletta Coat of ArmsSatellite view is showing Valletta, the capital city of Malta. Valletta is located in the central-eastern portion of the island of Malta at the Mediterranean coast.

The city is colloquially known as Il-Belt (The City) in Maltese and is the island's principal cultural center. Valletta owes its existence to the Knights of St John, who planned the city as a refuge to care for injured soldiers and pilgrims during the Crusades in the 16th century, it was named after Jean de La Valette, grand master of the Knights of Malta.

Morning mood at Valletta's Marsamxett Harbour.
Photo: © City of Valletta
Today the city is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and is famous for its unique architecture ranging from the early 16th century to Modernist styles. Main sights are the Auberge de Castille et Leon, formerly the official seat of the Knights of Malta, is now the office of the Prime Minister of Malta. The Magisterial or Grand Master's Palace (built between 1571 and 1574) was formerly the seat of the Grand Master of the Knights of Malta, now houses the Maltese Parliament and offices of the President of Malta.

Valetta is home to the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Museum of Archaeology and the Manoel Theater, Malta's National Theater and one of the oldest working theaters in Europe.
Valetta has a population of only 6,300.

The Map shows a city map of Valletta with expressways, main roads and streets, Malta International Airport (IATA code: MLA) is located 5 km (3.1 mi) southwest of Valletta City.

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Local Time Malta
Tuesday-October-6  12:18  
Standard Time Zone (CET): UTC/GMT +1 hour CEST (Daylight Saving Time) in use from end of March until end of October: time zone offset: UTC/GMT +2 hours
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Google Earth: Searchable map/satellite view of the City of Valletta, Malta.

City Coordinates: 35°53′52″N 14°30′45″E
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