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Transcript of Malta
triples due to tourism. George cross,
a military award Red and white,
colors of the
defended Malta WWII The Malta war Malta became a republic
in 1965, and joined the
European Union in 2004. # Jason Bateman
# Justine Bateman
# Terry Camilleri Actors # Gilormu Cassar
# Richard England
# Lorenzo Gafà Architects # Girolamo Abos
# Charles Camilleri
# Robert Cremona
# Nicolas Isouard Composers # Mario Azzopardi
# Jon Cassar Filmmakers # Brigadier Carmel Vassallo
# Brigadier Martin Xuereb Military figures # Bryan Adams
# Kevin Borg
# Joe C.
# Anthony Callea Singers/Musicians # Giuseppe Calì
# Joe Ferrante
# Melchiorre Gafà
# Francesco Maltese Painters/Sculptors # Ruzar Briffa
# Ray Buttigieg
# Dun Karm Psaila Poets # Eddie Fenech Adami
# Agatha Barbara
# Paul Boffa
# Joe Borg Politicians # Joseph De Piro
# St. George Preca
# Donat Spiteri
# Dun Mikiel Xerri Religious Dignitaries # Joseph Aquilina
# George Mifsud Chircop
# Sir Alfred Cuschieri
# Edward De Bono Scholars/Academics # Charlie Williams
# Gilbert Agius
# Etienne Barbara
# Carmel Busuttil Sports Figures Population:
401,880 (July 2007 est.)
0-14 years: 16.7% (male 34,559; female 32,707)
15-64 years: 69.5% (male 141,265; female 137,951)
65 years and over: 13.8% (male 23,802; female 31,596) (2007 est.)
Population growth rate:
0.413% (2007 est.)
10.28 births/1,000 population (2007 est.)
8.19 deaths/1,000 population (2002 est.)
Net migration rate:
2.04 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2002 est.)
at birth: 1.057 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.057 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.024 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.753 male(s)/female
total population: 0.987 male(s)/female (2007 est.)
Infant mortality rate:
3.82 deaths/1,000 live births (2002 est.)
Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 79.15 years
female: 81.47 years (2007 est.)
male: 76.95 years
Total fertility rate:
1.51 children born/woman (2007 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
0.52% (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
HIV/AIDS - deaths:
less than 100 (1999 est.)
noun: Maltese (singular and plural)
Maltese (descendants of ancient Carthaginians and Phoenicians, with strong elements of Italian and other Mediterranean stock)
Roman Catholic 98%
Maltese (official), English (official)
definition: age 10 and over can read and write
total population: 92.8%
female: 93.6% (2003 census) "Ghana" is the traditional folk music of Malta.This involves bantering, oftentimes between two people who good-heartedly tease each other. They use rhyme and jokes in a relay of comments about each other. The traditional Maltese dance is an interpretive routine called miltija, which describes the victory of the Maltese over the Turks in 1565. Rain, rain, rain
that the grass may grow.
We shall give the grass to the goat
and the goat shall give us milk.
Ill take out my sheep to graze,
and I'll make me a shirt of her wool Parturient women had great faith in the efficacy of the saints staff, which they held in their hands during childbirth. Having safely delivered their child, they adorned the staff with a silk ribbon. While giants, witches and dragons feature in many of the stories, some contain entirely Maltese creatures like the Kaw kaw, Il-Belliega and L-Imalla amongst others. The Maltese feel strongly about maintaining spiritual (or ritual) purity, so many of these creatures guard forbidden or restricted areas and attack individuals who break the strict codes of conduct that characterize the island's pre-industrial society.
Food is an important part of Maltese culture, incorporating traditionally prepared Maltese food, cooking and setting up dinner gatherings which usually contribute to the closer-knit families and communities found in Malta. The Maltese are particularly fond of rabbit and many Maltese restaurants have rabbit as their speciality dish. Other dishes found on the menu in Maltese food speciality restaurants include the rather exotic kangaroo meat and quail. Maltese bread is well known and loved by locals and tourists alike. Its hard crust hides a very tasteful, fluffy inside perfect for a nice summer’s day lunch with some sun-dried tomatoes and tuna. Over 90% of Maltese are Roman Catholic. 52% of the popul 52.6% of the population attends Sunday mass. The official languages of Malta are Maltese and English.
Sports in the Maltese Islands started developing in the period during which Malta was a British colony. The English settlers and servicemen started to practice the sports they used to take part in back at home. Cricket, athletics, polo and horse-racing were already established activities in the nineteenth century. The most famous sport in Malta is football. The national stadium is called Ta' Qali Stadium. 1.
Deal dominoes out to each player. For 2 players, deal out 7 tiles each. For 3 or 4 players, deal out 5 tiles each. Put the rest of the tiles in the "boneyard."
Determine who goes first. The player with the highest domino when adding both sides together begins and sets this domino in the center of the table. This starting tile is called the "spinner."
Go clockwise around the table taking your turn. Place a tile with the same suit on the spinner if you are the next player. Each player afterward must also place his tile on the spinner until there are four tiles around it--this is called the spinner's "four arms" and takes the shape of a Maltese Cross.
Draw a tile blindly from the the boneyard if you do not have a tile to play on the spinner. If you draw a tile from the boneyard that you can play, go ahead and set it. If not, pass to the next player.
Add a domino to the end of one of the arms when it becomes your turn, placing it crosswise. In this phase of the game, this domino must be a double (both sides equal). All four arms must have a double on it before you can continue the game. If you don't have a domino to play, draw from the boneyard.
Place a non-double or a double domino on the arms alternating between laying them crosswise and long-ways while building the arms.
Win the round if you are the first player to get rid of all your dominoes and shout "Domino!" Take the total number of pips (dots) from the players remaining hands as your score. Win the overall game of Maltese Cross Dominoes when you reach a score of 100.
How to play Maltese Cross Dominoes Tourists' opinions Malta is very densely populated because it is so small. Malta adopted the euro on 1 January 2008. petroleum machinery manufactured goods foodstuffs manufactured goods machinery transportation equipment A republic government is a type of government where the citizens choose the leaders of their country and the people (or at least a part of its people) have an impact on its government. Democracy Republic Aristocracy Monarchy Dictatorship Democratic Republic Mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers mostly low, rocky, flat to dissected plains; many coastal cliffs Average temperature is 64 degrees Farenheit. (18 degrees Celsius).
Malta's annual rainfall is 24 inches. Valetta Birkirkara, Qormi, Mosta Here is Malta Italy