Maltese people

The Maltese (Maltese: Maltin) people are an ethnic group native to Malta who speak Maltese, a Semitic language and share a common culture and Maltese history. Malta, an island country in the Mediterranean Sea, is an archipelago that also includes the islands of Gozo and Comino; people of Gozo, Gozitans (Maltese: Għawdxin) are considered a subgroup of the Maltese.

Maltese people
Map of Maltese Diaspora
Total population
Regions with significant populations
 Malta 404,113[1]
 United Kingdom40,230[4]
 United States40,820 (2016)[5]
 South Africa1,000[7]
 Turkey~1,000-2,000[9] [10]
Maltese (L1)
English  Italian (L2)
Predominantly Roman Catholic[11]

a The total figure is merely an estimation from all the referenced populations.

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