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Santa Luċija

Santa Luċija
Santa Luċija Parish Church
Santa Luċija Parish Church
Flag of Santa Luċija
Coat of arms of Santa Luċija
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
RegionSouthern Region
DistrictSouthern Harbour District
BordersGudja, Għaxaq, Luqa, Paola, Tarxien, Żejtun
 • MayorTerrence Ellul (PL)
 • Total0.7 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
(Jan. 2019)
 • Total2,954
 • Density4,200/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
DemonymTa' Santa Luċija
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code356
ISO 3166 codeMT-53
Patron saintPope Pius X
WebsiteOfficial website

Santa Luċija (English: Saint Lucia) is a village in the Southern Region of Malta, with a population of 2,997 as of March 2014. 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 Pope 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

  • Chinese Garden of Serenity, a Chinese traditional garden
  • Sphere of Life, a commemorative monument by Paul Vella Critien
  • Votive Column, a monument representing fertility

Zones in Santa Luċija

  • Bir-Ġurat
  • Roqba
  • Sqajjaq t'Isfel
  • Ta' Garnaw
  • Ta' Garriba
  • Taċ-Ċagħki
  • Tal-Lampat
  • Tax-Xewk

Main Roads

  • 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)

Twin towns – sister cities

Santa Luċija is twinned with:

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