Santa Luċija, Malta

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Santa Luċija
Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Santa Luċija
Local council
Santa Luċija
Chinese Garden of Serenity
Chinese Garden of Serenity
Flag of Santa Luċija
Flag
Coat of arms of Santa Luċija
Coat of arms
Santalucija-map.svg
Coordinates: 35°51′45″N 14°30′16″E / 35.86250°N 14.50444°E / 35.86250; 14.50444Coordinates: 35°51′45″N 14°30′16″E / 35.86250°N 14.50444°E / 35.86250; 14.50444
Country  Malta
Island Malta
Borders Tarxien, Paola, Żejtun, Għaxaq, Luqa, Gudja
Government
 • Mayor Frederick Cutajar (PL)
Area
 • Total 0.7 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Population (March 2013)
 • Total 3,034
 • Density 4,300/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Demonym Ta' Santa Luċija
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code SLC
Dialing code 356
Patron saint Pius X
Website Official website

Santa Luċija[1] is a small village (pop. 3,034 inhabitants (March 2013)[2]) 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 between Tal-Barrani (Tarxien By-Pass) and Luqa By-Pass. Santa Luċija was named after a 16th-century chapel located in the vicinity. The Parish Church is dedicated to Pius X. It is home of the Chinese Garden of Serenity (a Chinese-built public garden). It houses a hypogeum which was discovered in 1973.

Zones in Santa Luċija[edit]

  • Bir-Ġurat
  • Roqba
  • Sqajjaq t'Isfel
  • Ta' Garnaw
  • Ta' Garriba
  • Taċ-Ċagħki
  • Tal-Lampat
  • Tax-Xewk

Santa Luċija Main Roads[edit]

  • Dawret it-Torri (Tower By-Pass)
  • Triq Katarina Vitale (Catherine Vitale Street)
  • Triq Marija DeDominicis (Maria De Dominicas Street)
  • Triq Ħal-Luqa (Luqa Road)
  • Triq il-Begonja (Begonia Street)
  • Triq il-Pepprin (Poppies Street)
  • Triq il-Prinjoli (Aleppo Pine Street)
  • Triq Tal-Barrani (Tal-Barrani Road)
  • Vjal l-Oleandri (Oleandri Avenue)

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Estimated Population by Locality 31st March, 2013. Malta Government Gazette 19,094. Retrieved 11 June 2014.

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