San Ġwann

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San Ġwann
Msieraħ, Tal-Għorgħar[1]
Local council
San Ġwann parish church and square
San Ġwann parish church and square
Flag of San Ġwann
Flag
Coat of arms of San Ġwann
Coat of arms
Motto: Ismek Tifhirek
San Gwann in Malta.svg
Coordinates: 35°54′34″N 14°28′43″E / 35.90944°N 14.47861°E / 35.90944; 14.47861Coordinates: 35°54′34″N 14°28′43″E / 35.90944°N 14.47861°E / 35.90944; 14.47861
Country  Malta
Region Central Region
District Northern Harbour District
Borders Birkirkara, Gżira, Għargħur, Iklin, Msida, Swieqi, San Ġiljan,
Government
 • Mayor Etienne Bonello DuPius (PN)
Area
 • Total 2.6 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
Population (March 2014)
 • Total 12,523
 • Density 4,800/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Ġwanniż (m), Ġwanniża (f), Ġwanniżi (pl)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code SGN
Dialing code 356
ISO 3166 code MT-49
Patron saint Our Lady of Lourdes
Day of festa First Sunday of August
Website Official website

San Ġwann (English: Saint John) is a town in the Central Region of Malta, with a population of 12,523 as of March 2014.[2] Previous to its separate administration the town used to form part of two separate localities being Birkirkara and St. Julians.[3]

Places and monuments in San Gwann[edit]

Local council[edit]

Old house in San Gwann.jpeg

The current local council members are:

  • Etienne Bonello Dupuis (Mayor, PN)
  • Rita Saliba (PL)
  • Anthony Mifsud Bonnici Giordani (PL)
  • Violet Bajada (PL)
  • Joan Farrugia (PL)
  • Marica Bayliss (PN)
  • David Dalli (Deputy Mayor, PN)
  • Neville Mallia (PN)
  • Mikhail Micallef (PN)

Executive secretary: Kurt Guillaumier

Organisations[edit]

  • San Ġwann Altar Boys
  • San Ġwann Band (Għaqda Mużikali Banda San Ġwann)
  • San Ġwann Scout Group
  • San Ġwann F.C.
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Choir (Kor tal-Parroċċa)
  • San Ġwann Knights AFC (swan amateur football club)
  • Wirt San Gwann (Heritage NGO)

Zones in San Ġwann[edit]

  • Fuq Wied Għomor
  • Kappara
  • Mensija
  • Misraħ Lewża
  • Monte Rosa Gardens
  • San Ġwann Industrial Estate
  • Ta' Raddiena
  • Ta' Tuta
  • Tal-Balal
  • Tal-Mejda
  • Tat-Tuffieh
  • Taż-Żwejt
  • The Village
  • Wied l-Għomor
  • Wied Għollieqa

San Ġwann Main Roads[edit]

  • Triq Bella Vista (Bella Vista Road)
  • Triq Birkirkara (Birkirkara Road)
  • Triq tal-Mensija (Mensija Road)
  • Triq in-Naxxar (Naxxar Road)
  • Triq is-Santwarju (Sanctuary Street)
  • Triq is-Sebuqa
  • Triq Pawlu Galea (Paul Galea Street)
  • Triq Tal-Balal (Tal-Balal Road)
  • Triq Tas-Sliema (Kappara Hill)
  • Triq Ta' Żwejt (Ta' Zwejt Road)
  • Vjal ir-Riħan (Rihan Avenue)
  • Vjal in-Naspli (Medlar Avenue)

References[edit]