20 places around the world named after Malta

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]

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