Local councils of Malta

Local councils of Malta
Kunsilli lokali ta' Malta (Maltese)
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CategoryUnitary state
LocationRepublic of Malta
Number68 Local Councils
Populations243 (Mdina) – 29,097 (St. Paul's Bay)
Areas0.16 km2 (0.06 sq mi) (Senglea) – 26.6 km2 (10.27 sq mi) (Rabat)
  • Local Community Council

Since June 30, 1993, Malta has been subdivided into 68 localities, governed by local councils, Maltese: kunsilli lokali, meaning municipalities or borough. These form the most basic form of local government and there are no intermediate levels between it and the national level. The levels of the 6 districts (5 on the main island) and of the 5 regions (4 on the main island) serve statistical purposes.

According to the Local Councils Act (Chapter 363 of the Laws of Malta), Art. 3:

(1) Every locality shall have a Council which shall have all such functions as are granted to it by this Act
(5) Each locality shall be referred to by the name as designated in the Second Schedule and any reference to that locality shall be by the name so designated.

List of Maltese local councils

Flag English name Maltese name Island Area
(2019 estimate)
Flag of Attard.svg Attard Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Ħ'Attard Malta 6.6 11,377
Flag of Balzan.svg Balzan Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Ħal Balzan Malta 0.6 4,689
Flag of Birgu.svg Birgu Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Birgu (Città Vittoriosa) Malta 0.5 2,489
Flag of Birkirkara.svg Birkirkara Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Birkirkara Malta 2.7 24,356
Flag of Birżebbuġa.svg Birżebbuġa Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Birżebbuġa Malta 9.2 12,915
Flag of Cospicua (Bormla).svg Cospicua (Bormla) Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Bormla (Città Cospicua) Malta 0.9 5,170
Flag of Dingli.svg Dingli Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Ħad-Dingli Malta 5.7 3,711
Flag of Il-Fgura.svg Fgura Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Fgura Malta 1.1 12,449
Flag of Floriana.svg Floriana Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Floriana Malta 0.94 2,032
Flag of Fontana.svg Fontana Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Fontana (It-Triq tal-Għajn) Gozo 0.5 922
Flag of Għajnsielem.svg Għajnsielem Il-Kunsill Lokali t'Għajnsielem Gozo, Comino 7.2 2,931
Flag of Gharb.svg Għarb Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Għarb Gozo 4.6 1,298
Flag of Għargħur.svg Għargħur Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Ħal Għargħur Malta 2 2,857
Flag of Għasri.svg Għasri Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Għasri Gozo 5 424
Flag of Għaxaq.svg Għaxaq Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Ħal Għaxaq Malta 3.9 4,860
Flag of Gudja.svg Gudja Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Gudja Malta 2.3 3,184
Flag of Gżira.svg Gżira Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Gżira Malta 1.5 11,669
Flag of Hamrun.svg Ħamrun Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Ħamrun Malta 1.1 9,743
Flag of Iklin.svg Iklin Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Iklin Malta 1.7 3,422
Kalkara Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Kalkara Malta 1.8 3,059
Flag of Kercem.svg Kerċem Il-Kunsill Lokali Ta' Kerċem Gozo 5.5 1,938
Flag of Kirkop.svg Kirkop Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Ħal Kirkop Malta 1.1 2,397
Flag of Lija.svg Lija Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Ħal Lija Malta 1.1 3,202
Flag of Luqa.svg Luqa Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Ħal Luqa Malta 6.7 6,162
Flag of Marsa.svg Marsa Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Marsa Malta 2.8 5,454
Flag of Marsaskala.svg Marsaskala Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Marsaskala (Wied il-Għajn) Malta 5.4 14,592
Flag of Marsaxlokk.svg Marsaxlokk Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Marsaxlokk Malta 4.7 3,660
Flag of Mdina.svg Mdina Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Imdina (Città Notabile) Malta 0.9 243
Flag of Mellieħa.svg Mellieħa Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Mellieħa Malta 22.6 11,389
Flag of Mġarr.svg Mġarr Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Imġarr Malta 16.1 3,802
Flag of Mosta.svg Mosta Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Mosta Malta 6.8 20,988
Flag of Mqabba.svg Mqabba Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Imqabba Malta 2.6 3,339
Flag of Msida.svg Msida Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Imsida Malta 1.7 13,713
Flag of Mtarfa.svg Mtarfa Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Imtarfa Malta 0.7 2,615
Flag of Munxar.svg Munxar Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Munxar Gozo 2.8 1,454
Flag of Nadur.svg Nadur Il-Kunsill Lokali tan-Nadur Gozo 7.2 4,509
Flag of Naxxar.svg Naxxar Il-Kunsill Lokali tan-Naxxar Malta 11.6 14,891
Paola Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Raħal Ġdid Malta 2.5 8,706
Flag of Pembroke.svg Pembroke Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Pembroke Malta 2.3 3,842
Flag of Pietà.svg Pietà Il-Kunsill Lokali Tal-Pietà Malta 0.5 4,892
Flag of Qala.svg Qala Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Qala Gozo 5.9 2,284
Flag of Qormi.svg Qormi Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Ħal Qormi (Città Pinto) Malta 5 16,801
Flag of Qrendi.svg Qrendi Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Qrendi Malta 4.9 2,800
Flag of Rabat.svg Rabat Il-Kunsill Lokali tar-Rabat Malta 26.6 11,470
Flag of Safi.svg Safi Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Ħal Safi Malta 2.3 2,280
Flag of San Ġiljan.svg St. Julian's Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' San Ġiljan Malta 1.6 13,792
Flag of Saint Paul's Bay.svg St. Paul's Bay Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' San Pawl il-Baħar Malta 14.47 29,097
Flag of San Ġwann.svg San Ġwann Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' San Ġwann Malta 2.6 14,720
Flag of San Lawrenz.svg San Lawrenz Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' San Lawrenz Gozo 3.6 748
Flag of Sannat.svg Sannat Il-Kunsill Lokali Ta' Sannat Gozo 3.8 2,117
Flag of Santa Lucija.svg Santa Luċija Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Santa Luċija Malta 0.7 2,954
Flag of Santa Venera.svg Santa Venera Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Santa Venera Malta 0.9 7,590
Flag of Isla.svg Senglea (Isla) Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Isla (Città Senglea, Città Invicta) Malta 0.2 2,720
Flag of Siġġiewi.svg Siġġiewi Il-Kunsill Lokali tas-Siġġiewi (Città Ferdinand) Malta 19.9 8,721
Flag of Sliema.svg Sliema Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Tas-Sliema Malta 1.3 22,591
Flag of Swieqi.svg Swieqi Il-Kunsill Lokali tas-Swieqi Malta 3.1 14,452
Flag of Tarxien.svg Tarxien Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Ħal Tarxien Malta 0.9 8,627
Flag of Valletta, Malta.svg Valletta Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Belt Valletta (Città Umillisima) Malta 0.8 5,827
Flag of Victoria, Gozo.svg Victoria (Rabat) Il-Kunsill Lokali tal-Belt Victoria (Città Victoria) Gozo 2.9 6,901
Flag of Ta' Xbiex.svg Ta' Xbiex Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Ta' Xbiex Malta 0.8 2,012
Flag of Xagħra.svg Xagħra Il-Kunsill Lokali tax-Xagħra Gozo 7.6 4,886
Flag of Xewkija, Malta.svg Xewkija Il-Kunsill Lokali tax-Xewkija Gozo 4.5 3,300
Flag of Xgħajra.svg Xgħajra Il-Kunsill Lokali tax-Xgħajra Malta 1 1,830
Flag of Żabbar.svg Żabbar Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Ħaż-Żabbar (Città Hompesch) Malta 5.3 15,431
Flag of Żebbuġ.svg Żebbuġ Il-Kunsill Lokali ta' Ħaż-Żebbuġ (Città Rohan) Malta 8.7 12,239
Flag of Żebbuġ, Gozo.svg Żebbuġ Il-Kunsill Lokali taż-Żebbuġ, Għawdex Gozo 7.6 2,956
Flag of Żejtun.svg Żejtun Il-Kunsill Lokali taż-Żejtun (Città Beland) Malta 7.4 11,386
Flag of Żurrieq.svg Żurrieq Il-Kunsill Lokali taż-Żurrieq Malta 10.5 10,962

List of Maltese local communities councils

These local community committees are going to operate from the beginning of July 2010, the Maltese Elections of Committees for Communities 2010 was held on Saturday March 27, in these hamlets:

In June 2010 were held also the elections for the local community committees, in these hamlets:

All elections in these hamlets took place on the same day in the 2014 hamlet elections.

Other recognised hamlets without a local community committee

See also

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