Żejtun

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Żejtun

Iż-Żejtun

Città Beland, Casal Santa Catarina;
Bisqallin; Casal Bisbut
City and Local council
Aerial view of Żejtun with the parish church at the centre
Aerial view of Żejtun with the parish church at the centre
Flag of Żejtun
Flag
Coat of arms of Żejtun
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
Palladis clara munera
Zejtun in Malta.svg
Coordinates: 35°51′20″N 14°32′0″E / 35.85556°N 14.53333°E / 35.85556; 14.53333Coordinates: 35°51′20″N 14°32′0″E / 35.85556°N 14.53333°E / 35.85556; 14.53333
Country Malta
RegionSouth Eastern Region
DistrictSouth Eastern District
BordersFgura, Għaxaq, Marsaskala, Marsaxlokk, Santa Luċija, Tarxien, Żabbar
Government
 • MayorMaria Dolores Abela (PL)
Area
 • Total7.4 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Elevation
60 m (200 ft)
Population
 (March 2014)
 • Total11,508
 • Density1,600/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Żejtuni (m), Żejtunija (f), Żwieten (pl)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
ZTN
Dialing code356
ISO 3166 codeMT-67
Patron saintSt. Catherine of Alexandria
Day of festaThird week of June
WebsiteOfficial website

Żejtun (Maltese: Iż-Żejtun [ɪzˈzɛjtʊn]) is a city in the South Eastern Region of Malta, with a population of 11,508 in March 2014.[1] Żejtun holds the title of Città Beland.[2] Before that, the village was known as Casal Santa Caterina.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Estimated Population by Locality 31st March, 2014". Government of Malta. 16 May 2014. Archived from the original on 21 June 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. Cassar Pullicino, Joseph (October–December 1949). "The Order of St. John in Maltese folk-memory". Scientia 15 (4): 163. Archived from the original on 17 April 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20160417173522/http://melitensiawth.com/incoming/Index/Scientia%20(Malta)/Scientia.%2015(1949)4(Oct.-Dec.)/01.pdf. 
  3. 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. https://web.archive.org/web/20140421174125/http://mhs.eu.pn/mh2/19816.html.