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
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]

Tal-Gharghar Chapel
St Philip and St James Chapel

Local council[edit]

Old house in San Gwann.jpeg
Karin Grech Garden

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)

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]