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Xgħajra seafront
Xgħajra seafront
Flag of Xgħajra
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
RegionSouth Eastern Region
DistrictSouthern Harbour District
BordersKalkara, Żabbar
 • MayorAnthony Valvo (PL)
 • Total1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
(Jan. 2019)
 • Total1,830
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Xgħajri (m), Xgħajrija (f), Xgħajrin (pl)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code356
ISO 3166 codeMT-63
Patron saintOur Lady of Graces
Day of festaSunday after 8 September
WebsiteOfficial 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

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

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

Xgħajra Main Roads

Twin towns — sister cities

Xgħajra is twinned with:[2]


  1. ^ "Estimated Population by Locality 31st March, 2014". Government of Malta. 16 May 2014. Archived from the original on 21 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Twinning". Government of Malta. Retrieved 18 September 2019.

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