Location: Island in the Mediterranean Sea
Geographic coordinates: 35.8833° N, 14.5000° E
Coastline: 196.8 km
Maritime claims: territorial sea: 12 nmi (22.2 km; 13.8 mi)
contiguous zone: 24 nmi (44.4 km; 27.6 mi)
continental shelf: 200 m depth or to the depth of exploitation
exclusive fishing zone: 25 nmi (46.3 km; 28.8 mi)
Climate: Malta has a maritime- Mediterranean climate, leading to mild winters but hot summers. Rain is most common during the winter months.
Terrain: Malta is considered an archipelago- meaning it is a group of islands. The islands themselves consist of low hills and fields, there are no permanent fresh water bodies.
Elevation extremes: Highest point is 253m above sea level.
Natural resources: Limestone, Salt
Natural hazards: None