Facts and figures

Population

414,000 (2010)

Embassies

British Embassy
Whitehall Mansions
Ta’Xbiex Seafront
Ta’Xbiex – MSD 11
MALTA G.C.

Telephone: +356 2323 0000

Email: consular.Visa.Valletta@fco.gov.uk

US Embassy
3rd Floor
Development House
Saint Anne Street
Floriana
Malta

Telephone: +356 2561 4000

German Embassy
Il-Piazzetta, Tower Road
Sliema, Malta
Sliema

Telephone: +356 21 33 65 20

Email: germanembassy@kemmunet.net.mt

Religion

Roman Catholic, 98 per cent.

Driving

In Malta is on the left, the same as in the UK and Ireland.

International Telephone Code

The country code for Malta is +356

Time

Malta is in the Central European Time Zone (CET), 1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Malta is 6 hours ahead of Eastern Time in the United States and Canada.

Area

Malta covers 95 square miles. Malta is located in the middle of the Mediterranean and is about 60 miles south of Sicily.

Electricity

Malta operates on 250 volt, 50 Hz electricity. UK style three-pin square plugs are used.

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