|Native name: |
|Location||Marsamxett Harbour, Malta, south of Sicily, Mediterranean Sea|
|Coordinates||35°54′14″N 14°30′07″E / 35.904°N 14.502°E|
|Area||0.3 km2 (0.12 sq mi)|
Manoel Island (Maltese: Il-Gżira Manoel) is a small island which forms part of Gżira in Marsamxett Harbour, Malta. It is named after the Portuguese Grand Master António Manoel de Vilhena.
Manoel Island is a flat island shaped roughly like a leaf. The island is connected to mainland Malta by a bridge. The whole island can be viewed from the bastions of the capital Valletta.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Manoel Island". Local Councils' Association. Retrieved 22 August 2014.