Wherever you go in the world, you’re more than likely to bump into someone from Malta.
For example, there are more people with Maltese heritage living in Australia as there are living in Malta.
And with millions of people located around the globe with an affinity to Malta, it’s likely you’ll find some places that sound very familiar.
Probably the most obvious example is the town of Malta in New York State.
But did you know there was a Lake Malta in Poland and a street named after Malta in London?
In fact, there are loads of places around the world called Malta. Take a look!
1. LAKE MALTA, POLAND
Lake Malta is an artificial lake in Poznań, Poland. It was formed in 1952 as a result of the damming of the Cybina River.
2. MALTA TERRACE, EDINBURGH
Malta Terrace is a Georgian lane in the posh suburb of Stockbridge in the Scottish capital
3. VALLETTA LANE, MELBOURNE
Valletta Lane is a busy street near Altona Beach in the Altona district of Melbourne
4. LITTLE MALTA, TORONTO
Did you know Toronto has a neighbourhood called Little Malta? Thousands of Maltese ex-pats settled in Canada in the years after the Second World War.
5. MALTA INN, KENT
The Malta Inn in Maidstone is one of the most popular Beefeater restaurants in the south-east of England.
6. THE MALTA BAR, HERTFORDSHIRE
The Malta Bar in Harpenden features a map of Malta as its logo.
7. MALTA SQUARE, QUEEN’S, NEW YORK CITY
Malta Square is located in Astoria in Queen’s where thousands of Maltese and Gozitan families live and work.
8. MALTA STREET, LONDON
Malta Street is situated in Islington in north London – Jeremy Corbyn’s constituency!
9. MALTA, NEW YORK
Malta is a town in Saratoga County, New York. The town’s population is 13,000.
10. MALTA, AUSTRIA
Malta is a municipality in the district of Spittal an der Drau, in the Austrian state of Carinthia.
11. MALTA TERRACE, GLASGOW
Malta Terrace is a smart residential street in the Gorbals area of the city, near the River Clyde
12. MALTA, LATVIA
Malta is a small village in Latvia’s hilly province of Latgale – a picturesque region full of lakes, forests and hills
13. MALTA, IDAHO
Malta is a village in Cassia County, Idaho, United States. The population was 193 in the 2010 census.
14. CORTO MALTESE, CROATIA
The Corto Maltese is one of the most popular bars in Rijeka, the third-largest city in Croatia. It is located next to the city’s harbour on Kvarner Bay.
15. MALTA PARK, TORONTO
Malta Park is a small park with a playground in the heart of the Junction district of Toronto in Ontario.
16. GALERIA MALTA, POLAND
Galeria Malta is one of Poland’s largest shopping centres and features more than 150 stores as well as a cinema complex and a sports stadium.
17. MALTA MILL, GREATER MANCHESTER
Malta Mill is a former cotton spinning mill in Chadderton and lies alongside the Rochdale Canal
18. MALTA, SIBERIA
Malta is a tiny village in the stunning Irkutsk Oblast region of southeastern Siberia
19. MALTA ROAD, PORTSMOUTH, HAMPSHIRE
Malta Road is in the Portsea Island area of the English city, near the Royal Naval Dockyard
20. VIA MALTA, MARINA DI RAGUSA
Via Malta is a street near the seafront in the beautiful southern Italian town of Marina di Ragusa
Have you spotted any other places named after Malta? Let us know! Email [email protected]