Xgħajra

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Xgħajra
Ix-Xgħajra
Local council
ll-Kunsill Lokali tax-Xgħajra
Chapel of Xgħajra
Chapel of Xgħajra
Flag of Xgħajra
Flag
Coat of arms of Xgħajra
Coat of arms
Xghajra-map.svg
Coordinates: 35°53′11″N 14°32′50″E / 35.88639°N 14.54722°E / 35.88639; 14.54722Coordinates: 35°53′11″N 14°32′50″E / 35.88639°N 14.54722°E / 35.88639; 14.54722
Country  Malta
Island Malta
Borders Kalkara, Żabbar
Government
 • Mayor Anthony Valvo (PL)
Area
 • Total 1.0 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Population (March 2013)
 • Total 1,688
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
Demonym Xgħajri (m), Xgħajrija (f), Xgħajrin (pl)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code XJR ####
Dialing code 356
Patron saint Our Lady of Grace
Day of festa Sunday after 8 September
Website Official website

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. It has no, contrary to popular belief, connection to the Gozitan village known as Xagħra. Its population stood at 1688 in March 2013.[1]

Local Council[edit]

The current local council members are: Attard Neil (vici Sindku)- PL

  • Valvo Anthony (Sindku) - PL
  • Azzopardi Joseph k/a Ġużi- PL
  • Buttigieg Antonia k/a Nina - PL

Doris Borg - PN

Zones in Xgħajra[edit]

  • San Pietru
  • Ta' Alessi
  • Ta' Maġġi
  • Tal-Qassisin
  • Tan-Nisa
  • Tumbrell
  • Wied Glavan

Xgħajra Main Roads[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]