Santa Luċija

For the settlement on Gozo, see Santa Luċija, Gozo.
Santa Luċija
Local council

Santa Luċija Parish Church


Coat of arms
Coordinates: 35°51′45″N 14°30′16″E / 35.86250°N 14.50444°E / 35.86250; 14.50444Coordinates: 35°51′45″N 14°30′16″E / 35.86250°N 14.50444°E / 35.86250; 14.50444
Country  Malta
Region Southern Region
District Southern Harbour District
Borders Gudja, Għaxaq, Luqa, Paola, Tarxien, Żejtun
  Mayor Terrence Ellul (PL)
  Total 0.7 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Population (March 2014)
  Total 2,997
  Density 4,300/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Ta' Santa Luċija
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code SLC
Dialing code 356
ISO 3166 code MT-53
Patron saint Pope Pius X
Website Official website

Santa Luċija is a village in the Southern Region of Malta, with a population of 2997 as of March 2014.[1] It is one of the modern towns developed in Malta during the 20th century. By virtue of an article which appeared in Government Gazette of 7 July 1961 the area between Tal-Barrani (Tarxien By-Pass) and Luqa By-Pass. Santa Luċija was named after a 16th-century chapel located in the vicinity. The Parish Church is dedicated to Pius X. It is home of the Chinese Garden of Serenity (a Chinese-built public garden). Located there is a hypogeum which was discovered in 1973.

Attractions and places of interest

Zones in Santa Luċija

Santa Luċija Main Roads


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