Santa Luċija

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For the settlement on Gozo, see Santa Luċija, Gozo.
Santa Luċija
Local council
Santa Luċija Parish Church
Santa Luċija Parish Church
Flag of Santa Luċija
Flag
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
Government
 • Mayor Terrence Ellul (PL)
Area
 • 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 CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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)

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