Articles tagged "malta"



Published Tuesday, August 12, 2014 by Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC Updated on Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Malta is one of the world’s smallest countries, but it is densely packed--not just in population but in history and heritage.

The name is said to be derived from the word meaning refuge or haven by the ancient Phoenicians who inhabited this area thousands of years ago.  The name is still fitting.