Malta

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Maltese Fact 1 (Nov. 2–Nov. 8, 2008)

The lowest elevation is the Mediterranean Sea at 0 m (0 ft) above sea level and the highest point is Ta’Dmejrek, near Dingli, at 253 m (830 ft) above sea level.

Maltese Fact 2 (Nov. 9–Nov. 15, 2008)

Ninety-eight percent of the Maltese are Roman Catholic.

Maltese Fact 3 (Nov. 16–Nov. 22, 2008)

You can fax Ambassador Mark Miceli-Farrugia, at the chancery in Washington, D.C. at 1-(202) 387-5470.  The position of American Ambassador to Malta is currently vacant, but you can fax the embassy in Valletta at [356] 21 243229.

Maltese Fact 4 (Nov. 23–Nov. 29, 2008)

Malta became a member of the European Union in May, 2004 and began to use the Euro as currency in 2008.