Xgħajra

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Xgħajra
Ix-Xgħajra
Local council
Xgħajra seafront
Xgħajra seafront
Flag of Xgħajra
Flag
Coat of arms of Xgħajra
Coat of arms
Location of Xgħajra
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
Region South Eastern Region
District Southern Harbour District
Borders Kalkara, Żabbar
Government
 • Mayor Anthony Valvo (PL)
Area
 • Total 1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Population (March 2014)
 • Total 1,732
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,500/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Xgħajri (m), Xgħajrija (f), Xgħajrin (pl)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code XJR
Dialing code 356
ISO 3166 code MT-63
Patron saint Our Lady of Graces
Day of festa Sunday after 8 September
Website Official website
Chapel of Xgħajra

Xgħajra (Maltese: Ix-Xgħajra) is a small village in the South Eastern Region of Malta. It is located on the coast, about halfway between Valletta and Marsaskala. Its local football club is known as the Xghajra Tornadoes F.C. Contrary to popular belief, it has no connection to the Gozitan village known as Xagħra. Its population stood at 1732 in March 2014.[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
  • Borġ, Doris - PN

Zones in Xgħajra[edit]

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

Xgħajra Main Roads[edit]

References[edit]