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Città Beland, Casal Santa Catarina;
Bisqallin; Casal Bisbut
City and Local council
Aerial view of Żejtun with the parish church at the centre
Palladis clara munera
|Region||South Eastern Region|
|District||South Eastern District|
|Borders||Fgura, Għaxaq, Marsaskala, Marsaxlokk, Santa Luċija, Tarxien, Żabbar|
|• Mayor||Maria Dolores Abela (PL)|
|• Total||7.4 km2 (2.9 sq mi)|
|Elevation||60 m (200 ft)|
|• Density||1,600/km2 (4,000/sq mi)|
|Demonym(s)||Żejtuni (m), Żejtunija (f), Żwieten (pl)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|ISO 3166 code||MT-67|
|Patron saint||St. Catherine of Alexandria|
|Day of festa||Third week of June|
Żejtun (Maltese: Iż-Żejtun [ɪzˈzɛjtʊn]) is a city in the South Eastern Region of Malta, with a population of 11,508 in March 2014. Żejtun holds the title of Città Beland. Before that, the village was known as Casal Santa Caterina.
References[change | change source]
- "Estimated Population by Locality 31st March, 2014". Government of Malta. 16 May 2014. Archived from the original on 21 June 2015.
- Cassar Pullicino, Joseph (October–December 1949). "The Order of St. John in Maltese folk-memory" (PDF). Scientia. 15 (4): 163. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 April 2016.
- Cassar, Carmel (1981) . "O Melita infelix - A poem on the Great Siege written in 1565". Melita Historica. 8: 149–155. Archived from the original on 21 April 2014.