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The Town of Pietà-Gwardamangia

The small town of tal-Pietà occupies the coastal stretch between Floriana and Msida in the central region of Malta, just on the outskirts of the capital city of Valletta. Pietà, sometimes written Pjetà, has...

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The Maltese Wall Lizard

The Maltese wall lizard, or ‘Gremxula ta’ Malta’, is a small lizard with a slender body, a scaled head and a large abdomen, and is endemic to the Maltese islands and to the Pelagian...

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Floriana

Floriana, also known as Borgo Vilhena, so named after the Grandmaster of the Knights of Saint John who was responsible for its construction, is a fortified town just outside the capital city of Valletta....

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The Land of Honey

Malta has been involved with the production of honey since time immemorial. The word ‘Malta’ itself in fact, derives from the Greek word for honey, ‘meli’, or ‘land of honey’, ‘melitos’. This points to...

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Gżira and Manoel Island

Gżira, situated between Msida and Sliema in the central region of Malta, is filled with popular shops and venues, and has currently a population of approximately 8,000 citizens, which doubled since the Second World...

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Dun Karm Psaila

The history of Maltese literature can be said to reflect the image of a nation in search of itself, and eventually one which became more and more conscious of its unique identity. Part of...