Maltese Lira


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Maltese Lira

The currency of Malta from 1972 until 2007. Prior to 1972, Malta used the British pound; when the pound decimalized, Malta decided to issue its own lira, which it pegged to the pound on a 1:1 basis. It later was pegged to a currency basket and became the second highest valued currency in the world. It was replaced by the euro on January 1, 2008.
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THE currency is the Maltese lira (or pound), but some restaurants and shops will accept sterling and euros.
Nightlife not ideal for singles, although there are so many bars and discos in the main resort areas, such as Sliema, St Julian's, St George's Bay and Bugibba touting for your Maltese Lira that prices are kept low.
There are so many bars and restaurants in the main resort areas of Sliema, St Julian's, St George's Bay and Bugibba touting for your Maltese lira, that prices are kept low.