Santa Luċija

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Santa Luċija
Local council
Santa Luċija Parish Church
Santa Luċija Parish Church
Flag of Santa Luċija
Coat of arms of Santa Luċija
Coat of arms
Santa Lucija in Malta.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
Region Southern Region
District Southern Harbour District
Borders Gudja, Għaxaq, Luqa, Paola, Tarxien, Żejtun
 • Mayor Terrence Ellul (PL)
 • Total 0.7 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Population (March 2014)
 • Total 2,997
 • Density 4,300/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Ta' Santa Luċija
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code SLC
Dialing code 356
ISO 3166 code MT-53
Patron saint Pope Pius X
Website Official website

Santa Luċija is a village in the Southern Region of Malta, with a population of 2997 as of March 2014.[1] It is one of the modern towns developed in Malta during the 20th century. 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). Located there is a hypogeum which was discovered in 1973.

Attractions and places of interest[edit]

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)


  1. ^ "Estimated Population by Locality 31st March, 2014". Government of Malta. 16 May 2014. Archived from the original on 21 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Sphere of Life at Sta Luċija". Allied Newspapers Ltd. 10 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Sculpture garden planned in Sta Lucija". Allied Newspapers Ltd. 13 June 2005. 

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