Xgħajra is a small village in Malta on the coast, about halfway between Valletta and Marsaskala. Its local football club is known as the Xghajra Tornadoes F.C. Contrary to popular belief, it has no connection to the Gozitan village known as Xag&... learn more
Valletta is the capital city of Malta, colloquially known as Il-Belt (English: The City) in Maltese. Geographically, it is located in the central-eastern portion of the island of Malta having its eastern coast with access to the Marsamxett Harbour an... learn more
Ta' Xbiex is a small town in southeastern Malta with a population of 1,835 (March 2013). It also has its own local council.
Considered as one of the most beautiful places to live in Malta[weasel words], Ta' Xbiex is home of a number of foreign em... learn more
Ħal Tarxien is a small village in the southern part of Malta. Its population stood at 8605 in March 2013. Population has increased by 3 people in October 2014.
Today, the village is inhabited by 7,724 villagers (December 2008). When the summe... learn more
Is-Swieqi is a municipality and town in northeastern Malta. It is a residential area just 15 minutes by bus from Sliema and within walking distance of Malta's nightlife and entertainment centres, Paceville and St. Julian's. As the town developed, res... learn more
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Saint Paul's Bay (Maltese: San Pawl il-Baħar, Italian: Baia di San Paolo) is a town in Malta, situated in the northwest of the island of Malta, sixteen kilometres (9.9 miles) from the capital city Valletta.
Its name refers to the shipwreck of... learn more
St. Julian's (Maltese: San Ġiljan) is a town in Malta situated along the coast, north of the country's capital, Valletta. It is known for tourism-oriented businesses, such as hotels, restaurants and nightclubs which are centred mainly in an area... learn more
Sliema is a town located on the northeast coast of Malta. It is a centre for shopping, restaurants and café life. Tas-Sliema is also a major commercial and residential area and houses several quality hotels. Tas-Sliema, which means 'peace, comfort', ... learn more
Siġġiewi (or Città Ferdinand) is a city and a local council in the southwestern part of Malta. It is the third council in Malta (Surface area), after Rabat and Mellieha respectively. It is situated on a plateau, a few kilometres away from M... learn more
Senglea (Maltese: L-Isla), also known by its title Città Invicta (or Civitas Invicta), is a fortified city in the east of Malta, mainly in the Grand Harbour area. It is one of the Three Cities in the east of Malta, the other two being Cospicua and Vi... learn more
Santa Venera is a town in the Northern Harbour District of Malta, with a population of around 6,941 (March 2013). It is located between the towns of Birkirkara and Ħamrun, and it also borders Qormi and Msida.
The football team of St. Venera i... learn more
Santa Luċija is a small village (pop. 3,034 inhabitants (March 2013)) which is one of the modern towns developed during the 20th century on the island of Malta. By virtue of an article which appeared in Government Gazette of 7 July 1961 the area... learn more
San Ġwann ( St. John) is a town in Malta, with a population of 12,649 (March 2013).
Ħal Safi is a village of 2,128 people (March 2013) in the southeast of Malta, near Zurrieq and part of the Luqa airport.
The formation of the village as known today goes back to about seven hundred years. The village of Ħal Safi was surr... learn more
Rabat (or Ir-Rabat) is a village just outside Mdina, Malta. The name of the village is derived from the Arabic word for 'suburb': الرباط, as it was the suburb of the old capital Mdina. Half of the present-day villa... learn more
Qrendi is a small village in the southwest of Malta, with a population of 2725 people (March 2013). It is near Mqabba and Żurrieq. Within its boundaries are two well-known Neolithic temples called Mnajdra and Ħaġar Qim. In this village... learn more
Qormi, also known by its title Città Pinto, is a city in Malta. It has a population of 16,849 (as of March 2013), which makes it the fifth largest locality in Malta. The town is located southwest of Valletta, in the centre of Malta.
The borderi... learn more
Tal-Pietà is a small town located on the outskirts of Valletta, the capital city of Malta. Tal-Pietà is the suburb next-closest to the capital after Floriana and Msida. Its name is derived from Italian and signifies "Mercy".
The former Maltese nat... learn more
Pembroke is a town on the northern coast of Malta, which is considered to be the country's newest town. To the east is Paceville, the nightlife district of Malta. The coastal town and tourist hub of St. Julian's lies to the southeast, and the residen... learn more
Paola (or old name Casal Nuovo) is a town in the Grand Harbour area of Malta, with a population of 7,910 people (March 2013). It is named after Grandmaster Antoine de Paule who laid the foundation stone in 1626, but is commonly known as Raħal... learn more
Located west of St. Julian's, Malta, Paceville (sometimes abbreviated PV) is the name given to an informal district heavily populated with nightclubs, bars, stripclubs pubs and restaurants, and is an important nightlife hub on the island. Paceville i... learn more
Naxxar is a village in the central north of Malta, with a population of about 13,319 people (as of March 2013). The Naxxar Church is dedicated to Our Lady of Victories. The annual village feast is celebrated on 8 September. Naxxar was formerly known ... learn more
Msida or Imsida is a harbour town in Malta with a population of 8,770 (March 2013). The town is located just west of Valletta on the northeast coast of Malta. The town enjoys a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry, sunny summers and short, cool winter... learn more
Mqabba is a town in the south of Malta, situated in the heart of a soft limestone area. The surroundings of the village is barren and stripped with quarries. Mqabba has around a quarter of the quarries in Malta.
With 3,295 residents, Mqabba has th... learn more
Mosta (or Il-Mosta) is a town in the middle of the island of Malta, to the north-west of Valletta. In 2013, it had a reported population of 20,071. Mosta celebrates the feast of the Assumption every 15 August, popular among both the locals and the to... learn more
Mellieħa is a large village or small town in the Northern Region of Malta. It has a population of 10,003 as of March 2013. Mellieħa is also a tourist resort, popular for its sandy beaches and natural environment.
The town of Mellieħ... learn more
Mdina, Città Vecchia, or Città Notabile, (English: Notabile, or Imdina; Phoenician: 𐤌𐤋𐤉𐤈𐤄, Melitta, Ancient Greek: Melitte, Μελίττη) is a fortified city in the Northern Region of M... learn more
Marsaxlokk is a traditional fishing village located in the south-eastern part of Malta, with a population of 3,499 people (March 2013). The village’s name comes from marsa, which means "port" and xlokk, which is the local name for south east. The wor... learn more
Marsaskala, sometimes written abbreviated as M'Skala, is a sea-side village in Malta that has grown around the small harbour at the head of Marsaskala Bay, a long narrow inlet also known as Marsaskala Creek. The bay is sheltered to the north by Ras i... learn more
Marsa (or Il-Marsa) is a town in the Grand Harbour area of Malta, with a population of 4,571 people as of March 2013. The name Marsa means "the harbour".
Marsa is located on the Marsa Creek, a body of water formed by the flow of water from wadis i... learn more
Mġarr or Imġarr, formerly known as Mgiarro, is a small town in the northwest of the mainland of Malta. Mgarr is a typical rural village situated in an isolated region, west of Mosta. It is surrounded with rich farmland and vineyards. Many o... learn more
Ħal Luqa (meaning poplar in Aramaic) is a village located in the south east of Malta. It is an old town that has a dense population, typical of the Maltese Islands. The population of Ħal Luqa is 6,076 (March 2013). There is a church in its ... learn more
Lija is a small village on the island of Malta. It forms part of the Three villages of Malta, along with Attard and Balzan. Lija has a baroque parish church and seven other small chapels. The parish church is dedicated to Our Saviour and is currently... learn more
Ħal Kirkop is a small village in the south of Malta. It is found near the Malta International Airport and has a rich history, that of even Punic times. The parish church is dedicated to St. Leonard. Apart from the feast of St. Leonard, a seconda... learn more
Il-Kalkara is a small picturesque village in Malta, with a population of 3,030 as of March 2013. The name is derived from the Latin word for lime (Calce), and it is believed that there was a lime kiln present there since Roman times. Kalkara forms pa... learn more
Imtarfa, or Mtarfa is a small town close to Rabat and Mdina in the north of Malta, with a population of 2,569 people.
Mtarfa formed part of Rabat local council when these were first set up in Malta in 1993. In 2000 Mtarfa elected its first local c... learn more
L-Iklin is a village in the centre of Malta, with a population of 3,188 as of March 2011. Clockwise northerly, L-Iklin is bordered by Ħal Għargħur, San Ġwann, Birkirkara, Ħal Balzan, Ħal Lija, and Naxxar. L-Iklin deta... learn more
Gudja is a village in the south of Malta with a population of 2,987 (estimation between 20 newborn babies per year) as of March 2013. The village is located on a small hill south of the city of Valletta overlooking Malta International Airport.
Gud... learn more
Gżira (or il-Gżira) is a town in the north-eastern coast of Malta between Msida and Sliema, and bordering on Ta' Xbiex. Its population was 8,102 as of March 2013. The word Gżira means "island" in Maltese, and the town is named after Ma... learn more
Ħal Għaxaq is a village in the south of Malta, with a population of 4,670 people as of March 2013. It is mainly a residential area with a vast area used for agriculture still. The village's name may be derived from the Maltese word meaning ... learn more
Ħal Għargħur is one of the smallest and oldest towns of Malta.
Ħal Għargħur is situated on a hilltop between two valleys in the North-East of Malta with a population of 2,693 (as of March 2013). Its coat of arms is a ... learn more
Floriana (Maltese: Furjana) is a town in the Grand Harbour area of Malta, just outside the capital city Valletta. It had a population of 2,230 as of March 2013. Floriana is the birthplace of many famous Maltese, amongst which the composer of the nati... learn more
Fgura is a town in the south of Malta. It is one of the 68 local councils, with a population of 11,728 as of March 2013.
Much of Fgura was built around the 1960s. However, the town has prehistoric roots - there are several tombs in the area - and ... learn more
Dingli is a village in the Northern Region of Malta, with a population of 3,567 as of March 2013. It is 13 kilometres (8 miles) from the capital Valletta and two kilometers (1.2 miles) from the nearest town, Rabat. The village lies on a plateau some... learn more
Cospicua (Maltese: Bormla), also known by its titles Città Cospicua or Città Cottonera, is a double-fortified harbour city in the South Eastern Region of Malta. It is the largest of the Three Cities, and it is situated between the other two towns whi... learn more
Buġibba [pronounced bu-jibb-buh] is a district in Malta, situated adjacent to Qawra and forming part of the local council of St. Paul's Bay. With numerous hotels, restaurants, pubs, clubs, and a casino, it is a popular resort among tourists.
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Birkirkara or B'Kara (Italian: Birchircara) is a town in the Central Region of Malta. It is the most populated town on the island, with 22,319 inhabitants as of March 2013. The city consists of four autonomous parishes: St Helen, St Joseph, Our Lady ... learn more
Birgu (Maltese: Il-Birgu, Italian: Vittoriosa), also known by its title Città Vittoriosa, is an old fortified city on the south side of the Grand Harbour in the South Eastern Region of Malta. The city occupies a promontory of land with Fort Saint Ang... learn more
Birżebbuġa (or BʼBuġa) is a seaside town in the Southern Region of Malta, close to Marsaxlokk. It is approximately 8 miles (13 kilometres) from the City of Valletta. It has a population of 9,977 as of March 2013. Popular among ... learn more
Balzan (Maltese: Ħal Balzan) is small town in the Central Region of Malta, one of the so-called three villages, together with Attard and Lija. The village originally consisted of a group of small dwellings and farms but eventually grew, becoming... learn more
Attard (Maltese: Ħ'Attard) is a town in the Central Region of Malta. Together with Balzan and Lija it forms part of "the Three Villages" and has been inhabited since the Classical Period. It has a population of 10,502 as of March 2013. Attard... learn more
Żurrieq is one of the oldest towns in Malta, and has a population of 11,193 inhabitants (March 2013). Żurrieq is situated in the South West of Malta. The first documentation about it being a parish dates back to 1436 dedicated to St. Cather... learn more
Iż-Żejtun, is the largest city in the south-eastern district of Malta, with a population of 11,521 in March 2013. The city had an estimated population of 11,410 in 2005. Żejtun holds the title of Città Beland, which was bestowed by the... learn more
Ħaż-Żebbuġ, also known by its title Città Rohan is one of the oldest towns in Malta. Its population is 11,830 as of March 2013.
The parish Church is dedicated to Philip of Agira and the feast is celebrated on the 2nd Sunday of ... learn more
Ħaż-Żabbar (also known as Città Hompesch) is the sixth largest town in Malta, with a population of 15,314 in March 2013. It is located in the south-east of the country. Originally a part of Żejtun, Ħaż-Żabbar was gr... learn more
Ħamrun is a town in the Inner Harbour Region of Malta, with a population of 9,315 as of March 2013.
The villagers are traditionally known as Tas-Sikkina (literally meaning 'of the knife' or 'those who carry a knife') or as Ta' Werwer (which l... learn more