St Paul’s Island

St Paul’s Island ( Maltese : Il-Gżejjer ta ‘San Pawl ), Also Known As Selmunett , is a small island off Selmun near the north-east of the main island of Malta . St Paul’s Island is sometimes divided into two islands by a shallow isthmus, and it is considered as part of St Paul’s Islands . St Paul’s Island has been uninhabited since World War II, and it is the second largest uninhabited island of Malta, having an area of ​​0.1 square kilometers (0.04 square miles). [1]

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Pantelleria

Pantelleria ( Sicilian : Pantiddirìa ), the ancient Cossyra ( Arabic : قوصرة Qawṣirah , Maltese : Qawsra , now Pantellerija , Ancient Greek Kossyra , Κοσσύρα), is an Italian island in the Strait of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea , 100 km (62 miles) southwest of Sicily and 60 km (37 miles) east of the Tunisian coast. Tunisia is visible on clear days. Administratively Pantelleria is a comune belonging to the Sicilian province of Trapani .

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Manoel Island

Manoel Island ( Maltese : Il-Gżira Manoel ) is a small island qui forms share of the municipality of Gżira in Marsamxett Harbor , Malta . It is named after the Grand Master António Manoel of Vilhena , who built a fort on the island in the 1720s. Previously, the island had been known as Isolotto or Isola del Vescovo ( Maltese : Il-Gżira tal-Isqof ).

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Malta (island)

Malta is the largest of the three major islands that make up the Maltese archipelago. It is sometimes referred to as Valletta for statistical purposes to distinguish the country from the entire country. Malta is in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea directly south of Italy and north of Libya . The island is 27 kilometers (17 mi) long and 14.5 kilometers (9 mi) wide, with a total area of ​​246 square kilometers (95 mi). The capital is Valletta , largest locality is Birkirkara . The island is made up of many small towns, which together form Larger Urban Zonewith a population of 409,259. The landscape is characterized by low hills with terraced fields.

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Gozo

Gozo ( / ɡ oʊ . Z oʊ / ; Maltese : Għawdex , pronounced [aˤːw.dɛʃ] , [2] formerly Gaulos ) [3] [4] is an island of the Maltese archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea . The island is part of Malta . After the island of Malta itself, it is the second-largest island in the archipelago. Compared to its southeastern neighbor, Gozo is more rural and known for its scenic hills, which are featured on its coat of arms .[5]

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Fungus Rock

Fungus Rock , known as Mushroom Rock , [2] and among the Maltese as He-Ġebla tal-Ġeneral (English: The General’s Rock ), is a small islet in the form of a massive 60-meter-high (200 ft) lump of limestone at the entrance to an almost circular black lagoon in Dwejra , on the coast of Gozo , an island in the Maltese archipelago . Fungus Rock is located at 36 ° 02’45 “N 14 ° 11’27” E and falls within the jurisdiction of San Lawrenz .

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Elba

Elba ( Italian : Elba isola , pronounced [iːzola delba] , Latin : Ilva , Ancient Greek : Αἰθαλία, Aithalia ) is a Mediterranean island in Tuscany , Italy , 10 kilometers (6.2 mi) from the coastal town of Piombino . Elba is the largest island of the Tuscan Archipelago . Elba is also part of the Arcipelago Toscano National Park , [2] and the third largest island in Italy , after Sicily and Sardinia. It is located in the Tyrrhenian Sea , about 50 kilometers (30 mi) east of the French island of Corsica .

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Corsica

Corsica ( / k ɔːr s ɪ k ə / ; French: Corse [kɔʁs] ; Corsica in Corsican and Italian , pronounced [korsiga] and [kɔrsika] respectivement), is an island in the Mediterranean Sea and one of the 18 regions of France . It is located southeast of the French mainland and the Italian Peninsula , with the nearest land mass being the Italian island of Sardiniato the immediate south. A single chain of mountains makes up two-thirds of the island.

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Ischia

Ischia ( Italian pronunciation: [iskja] ) is a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea . It lies at the northern end of the Gulf of Naples , about 30 kilometers (19 miles) from the city of Naples . It is the largest of the Phlegrean Islands . Roughly trapezoidal, it measures approximately 10 km (6 miles) east to west and 7 km (4 miles) north to south and has about 34 km (21 miles) of coastline and a surface area of ​​46.3 square kilometers (17.9 sq mi). It is almost entirely mountainous; the highest peak is Mount Epomeo , at 788 meters (2.585 feet). [2]The island is very densely populated, with 60,000 residents (more than 1,300 inhabitants per square km). quote needed ]

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Filfla

Filfla is a small, mostly barren, uninhabited islet 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) south of Malta , and is the most southerly point of the Maltese Archipelago . Filflu (or filfluu ), a small rocky islet some 102 meters (335 feet) southwest of Filfla, [1] has the southernmost point of Malta. The name is believed to come from felfel , the Arabic for a peppercorn . [2]

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Fungus Rock

Fungus Rock , known as Mushroom Rock , [2] and among the Maltese as He-Ġebla tal-Ġeneral (English: The General’s Rock ), is a small islet in the form of a massive 60-meter-high (200 ft) lump of limestone at the entrance to an almost circular black lagoon in Dwejra , on the coast of Gozo , an island in the Maltese archipelago . Fungus Rock is located at 36 ° 02’45 “N 14 ° 11’27” E and falls within the jurisdiction of San Lawrenz .

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Comino

Comino ( Maltese : Kemmuna ), formerly called Expired Ephaestia , [2] [3] is a small island of the Maltese archipelago entre the islands of Malta and Gozo in the Mediterranean Sea , measuring 3.5 square kilometers (1.4 sq mi) in area. Named after the cumin that flourishes in the Maltese Islands, Comino is noted for its tranquility and isolation. by whom? ] It has a permanent population of only three residents, Following The Death of the fourth resident in 2017. [1]One priest and one policeman from the nearby island of Gozo, to render their services to the local population and summertime visitors. Today, Comino is a bird sanctuary and nature reserve . Administratively, it is part of the municipality of Għajnsielem , in Southeastern Gozo.

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Balearic Islands

The Balearic Islands ( / ˌ b æ l i ær ɪ k aɪ the ə n d z / ; Catalan : Balearic Islands , pronounced [iʎəz bələas] ; Spanish : Balearic Islands , [1] [2] [3] pronounced [ Arelas baleaɾes] ) are an archipelago of Spain in the western Mediterranean Sea , near the eastern coast of theIberian Peninsula .

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