Wikipedia:WikiProject Malta

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Welcome to the WikiProject Malta mainpage. This wikiproject aims to write, improve upon, expand and organise all articles related to Maltese history, people, arts, geography, culture, military, cities, government, politics, society, festivities and traditions; the scope of this project encompasses anything related to the island nation of Malta.

Parent Wikiproject/s[edit]

Re-enactment of 16th century military drills conducted by the Knights. Fort Saint Elmo, Valletta, Malta, 8 May 2005.


Please see the members page to sign up


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Please feel free to add your name to this list if you would like to join the project.

Active members[edit]

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  1. Mate4Malta (talk · contribs) - Mainly editing and improving articles related to Gozo.
  2. Alan347 (talk · contribs) - Jien Malti ! ml bhali
  3. Briangotts (talk · contribs)
  4. CB021 (talk · contribs)
  5. CharlieTheCabbie (talk · contribs) - Whatever comes my way, I'm in.
  6. Chrisportelli (talk · contribs)
  7. Continentaleurope (talk · contribs)
  8. DanielMagro97 (talk · contribs) - I contribute whenever I feel that I can offer any knowledge and translate articles written in Maltese to English
  9. davebc1980 (talk · contribs) - happy to help
  10. Demdem (talk · contribs)
  11. Giangian15 (talk · contribs) - As we say in Maltese... Ngħin Żgur (will help) ;)
  12. GiovanniGozo (talk · contribs)
  13. Gibmetal77 (talk · contribs)
  14. Hekk-u-Hekk (talk · contribs) - Can contribute mostly in Finance-related pages
  15. Helteroskeltero (talk · contribs)
  16. Hmich176 (talk · contribs) I will help where (and when) I can.
  17. ittraittra (talk · contribs)
  18. Lukbut 1 (talk · contribs)
  19. Maltisafi (talk · contribs)
  20. Maltesedog (talk · contribs) - Contributor to numerous articles on Malta. Occasional helper.
  21. Matt91486 (talk · contribs) - I work on the parent WikiProject, so I'll be doing a little of Malta and a little of everything else
  22. Mewga (talk · contribs)
  23. Monni95 (talk · contribs)
  24. NickGeorge1993 (talk · contribs)
  25. RA0808 (talk · contribs)
  26. Rhialto (talk · contribs)
  27. Rrobotto (talk · contribs) - I'll lend a hand, where I can, when I can.
  28. Sahmeditor (talk · contribs)
  29. SpectreOfMalta (talk · contribs) - I will try to give my contributions from time to time.
  30. Srl (talk · contribs) - I'd love to help. Don't do as much wiki these days but, I will try what I can.
  31. Subtropical-man (talk · contribs)
  32. ToniSant (talk · contribs)
  33. Tsum60 (talk · contribs)
  34. uuf6429 (talk · contribs) - Fin-nizla kull qaddis jghin! ;-)
  35. Xwejnusgozo (talk · contribs) - I contribute on various Malta topics.
  36. Nevborg (talk · contribs)
  37. JurgBuha070194 (talk · contribs)
  38. Pandabear01 (talk · contribs) - I try to add Malta's awesomeness to Wikipedia in my free time.
  39. Fenechtonio (talk · contribs)
  40. JGMT55 (talk · contribs) - Keen to help develop pages related to culture or heritage.
  41. Dans (talk · contribs)
  42. Beckettnoti (talk · contribs) - interested in Maltese arts, culture, and food.

Inactive Members[edit]

Note: Members who have not made any edits since 2014 were placed in this list. If you are active once again, please move your username back to the active members list.

  1. Anonymous Dissident (talk · contribs) (founder) (No edits since November 2013)
  2. Banana Concoction (talk · contribs) (previously Andrewrox424)
  3. Basvanhuut (talk · contribs) (No edits since October 2007)
  4. Chrisgill (talk · contribs) (Indefinitely blocked)
  5. Daddy Kindsoul (talk · contribs) (Indefinitely blocked)
  6. Farrugiuh (talk · contribs) (No edits since April 2012)
  7. ilkelma (talk · contribs) - Count me in, will do what I can. (No edits since July 2013)
  8. Inkwina (talk · contribs) (No edits since March 2013)
  9. Inter-man (talk · contribs) (No edits since October 2009)
  10. Jimbrock (talk · contribs) (No edits since February 2009)
  11. jmasini (talk · contribs) (No edits since August 2012)
  12. Kalindoscopy (talk · contribs) (No edits since September 2008)
  13. KHarber (talk · contribs)
  14. Korenyuk (talk · contribs) (No edits since October 2007)
  15. Lamato (talk · contribs) (No edits since November 2008)
  16. Mammu83 (talk · contribs) (No edits since October 2008)
  17. Marcus1234 (talk · contribs) (No edits since May 2008)
  18. Mikhailov Kusserow (talk · contribs)
  19. Paulchwd (talk · contribs) (No edits since June 2009)
  20. Pier Snake (talk · contribs) - I like userboxes (No edits since November 2007)
  21. Racpow (talk · contribs) (No edits since October 2011)
  22. skieran (talk · contribs) - Let me know what needs to be done. (No edits since February 2012)
  23. Teh Ferret (talk · contribs) Yes, i believe this wikiproject will be a very good one. (No edits since May 2007)

Suggested literature[edit]

The following are useful sources for creating and improving Malta-related articles:

To Do[edit]

This is a place where our requested articles, as well as articles which have been tagged as stubs, as needing a cleanup or needing wikification are located. Future to-do ideas are located in /Todo ideas. Please also visit the Malta noticeboard at WP:MALTA. This is where WP:PROD (proposed deletion) and other announcements should go.

Requested articles[edit]

Guarena Palace, a fortified building
Palazzo Marnisi, fortified (1650) building in Marsaxlokk

Translations from other Wikipedias[edit]

  • I have completed:
  1. Leprosy in Malta
  2. Geology of Malta
  3. Maqluba (Malta)
  4. Seismic risk in Malta
  5. Sciberras Peninsula - note not called it Sciberras

Beckettnoti (talk) 18:03, 23 February 2018 (UTC)

Cleanup/Wikification Needed[edit]

  1. Games of the Small States of Europe This can be expanded quite largely by adding the categories "Future Members" "Future Competition" adding to the "sporting Disciplines" and the chart for number of times a microstate has became victorious in a specific sport or one it overall. Teh Ferret 22:16, 21 May 2007 (UTC)
  2. History of Malta This article presents several unbalanced, POV statements. We have a unique problem with regards to Maltese history, due mainly to the small size of its population, and the fact that there are two main political parties with very different opinions regarding the root causes of key historical events, their significance for Malta, and their impact on the country generally. Where the conflict or disagreement itself, on any key issue, is significant enough, I recommend that we present a plurality of positions. However, we need to work harder at ensuring that any opinions expressed are properly backed up by reference to a reputable source. lamato(talk) 22:53, 9 August 2007 (UTC)
    • The article seem to be clean now, there is no template left. Please check and advice whether to remove the request. --Dans (talk) 09:01, 31 October 2017 (UTC)
  3. Qala, Malta This article is written in prose style and in the first person in several places. louism Aug. 2012
  4. Qrendi The "Geography" and "Main sights" sections need to be rewritten. Xwejnusgozo (talk) 14:27, 7 July 2015 (UTC)
  5. Three Cities The entire article needs to be rewritten, and references must be added. Xwejnusgozo (talk) 14:27, 7 July 2015 (UTC)
  6. List of churches in Malta - should use English names of places (this is English Wikipedia), add column of date of construction, delete column of area and feast and see also and notes, add rest wikilinks to missing articles. Should reorder columns to: name (of church, with wikilink) | Location (English name of place and perchance address) | Status | Year (of construction) | Photo. Subtropical-man talk
    09:11, 23 July 2015 (UTC)
  7. Add info about Cave diving in Malta in Cave_diving#Cave_diving_venues. Subtropical-man talk
    20:02, 27 September 2015 (UTC)
  8. Royal Malta Golf Club is probably copyvio, must to be re-edit. Subtropical-man talk
    22:30, 11 December 2015 (UTC)
  9. Economy of Malta - more informations about modern economy, in particular:
    industry section (+ link to separate article of Industry in Malta with manufacturing and engineering sections)
    gambling section (+ link to separate article of Gambling in Malta)
    agriculture section (+ link to separate article of Agriculture in Malta)
    science and technology section (+ link to separate article of Science and technology in Malta)
    fishing industry section (+ link to separate article of Fishing industry in Malta)
    tourism section (+ link to separate article of Tourism in Malta)
    finances section
    taxations section
    pharmaceutical and chemical industry section
    electrotechnical and machine industry section
    banking section
    shipbuilding section (including ship repair)
    mining section (including data about limestone, oil in Luzzu oil field etc)
    Also + sources. Subtropical-man talk
    19:27, 24 January 2016 (UTC)
  10. List of Maltese films converted to Cinema of Malta and add history and data about maltese films, cinemas etc, Mediterranean Film Studios (pl) etc.... following the example of other articles in Template:World cinema. Subtropical-man talk
    19:27, 24 January 2016 (UTC)
  11. Add more information about Cafe del Mar Malta in article of Cafe del Mar or create new article Cafe del Mar Malta and also, upload photos of party in Cafe del Mar Malta to Commons. Subtropical-man talk
    21:01, 25 March 2016 (UTC)
  12. Malta–United Kingdom relations, poor article, no specific data, no sources. Subtropical-man (talk / en-2) 15:16, 29 December 2017 (UTC)

The Project (In order of priority)[edit]

  • Help Construct the project page.
  • Improve the {{WikiProject Malta}} template so it includes a rating system and importance system cats are ready to go, but I (Anonymous Dissident) cant seem to work out how to make that happen.
  • Go through the Malta Category and tag the talk pages of as many Malta-related articles as you can.
  • 'Get the Malta project out there' so to speak.


See Picture Requests for Malta at Commons

Remember Wikimedia Commons has a good collection of pictures you can use, you can start by looking here

New articles[edit]

Please add any new Malta-related articles here:


Please see our page on assessment for more details.

Current Collaboration[edit]

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The current Collaboration for WikiProject Malta is History of Malta.
Previous collaboration was: WikiProject Malta

Get involved in making this week's collaboratory article/page better to help out!

Here are some tasks awaiting attention:
  • Article requests : Timeline Graphic
  • NPOV : General Improvement, Particularly British Rule section
  • Other : We need more references


Project Templates[edit]

Stub Templates[edit]

These are two of the Maltese stub templates:

The Malta project Userbox[edit]

Two userboxes are available that you can add to your page. They both add the Category:WikiProject Malta participants to your user/talk page. To add either of these userbox to your user/talk page, you simply have to add the following code incl to the appropriate place.

  1. ^ Muscat, Noel (2006). "Fra Diego Bonanno OFM (1831-1902): L'umile frate che Malta ha amato" (PDF). Malta: Publishers Enterprises Group (P.E.G). Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 December 2016.