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. Julian's.[3]

San Ġwann

Msieraħ, Tal-Għorgħar[1]
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(s): 
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
RegionCentral Region
DistrictNorthern Harbour District
BordersBirkirkara, Gżira, Għargħur, Iklin, Msida, Swieqi, San Ġiljan,
Government
 • MayorEtienne Bonello DuPius (PN)
Area
 • Total2.6 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)
 • Total14,720
 • Density5,700/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ġwanniż (m), Ġwanniża (f), Ġwanniżi (pl)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
SGN
Dialing code356
ISO 3166 codeMT-49
Patron saintOur Lady of Lourdes
Day of festaFirst Sunday of August
WebsiteOfficial website

Places and monuments in San ĠwannEdit

Local councilEdit

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

OrganisationsEdit

  • 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 Ġwann (Heritage NGO)

Zones in San ĠwannEdit

  • 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 RoadsEdit

  • 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)

Twin towns — sister citiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "San Gwann". Holidays-malta.com. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 4 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Estimated Population by Locality 31st March, 2014". Government of Malta. 16 May 2014. Archived from the original on 21 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Malta-The George Cross Island - "Towns & Villages"". English-studies.org. Retrieved 21 October 2017.
  4. ^ "National Inventory : Chapel of the Annunciation of Mensija" (PDF). Culturalheritage.gov.mt. Retrieved 21 October 2017.
  5. ^ https://www.gov.mt/en/Government/Government%20Gazette/Documents/2017/10/Government%20Gazette%20-%2011th%20October%20Extra.pdf
  6. ^ "Twinning". localgovernment.gov.mt. Government of Malta. Retrieved 18 September 2019.