Qala is a village on the island of , , with a population of 1,929 as of September 2019. Nearby is , a coastline with salt pans and caves popular with snorkellers and divers.

Notable Places in the Area

is one of the islands in the . Photo: DidiWeidmann, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Photo: Sudika, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a megalithic temple complex from the Neolithic on the Mediterranean island of . is situated 4 km west of Qala. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

, sometimes referred to as Cominetto, is an uninhabited Mediterranean off the northern coast of . is situated 2½ km south of Qala. Photo: Erik1980, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is located in the Eastern part of , 's sister island. Photo: Mariosaliba, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a harbour town in south-eastern , . Photo: HH58, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city on , . It includes the island of Comino. Photo: Michelle Maria, CC BY 3.0.


36.0363° or 36° 2' 10.6" north
14.3104° or 14° 18' 37.3" east
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112 metres (367 feet)
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node 131731405
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: قالا، مالطا
  • Basque: Qala
  • Bengali: কালা
  • Catalan: Qala
  • Cebuano: Il-Qala
  • Chinese: 伽拉
  • Chinese: 卡拉 (戈佐岛)
  • Danish: Qala
  • Dutch: Qala
  • English: Qala, Malta
  • Esperanto: Qala
  • Finnish: Qala
  • French: Il-Qala
  • French: Qala
  • German: MT-42
  • German: Qala
  • Greek: Κάλα
  • Gujarati: ક્વાલા
  • Hindi: काला.
  • Hungarian: Qala
  • Indonesian: Qala
  • Italian: La Cala
  • Italian: Qala
  • Japanese: アラ
  • Kannada: ಖಲಾ
  • Korean: 알라
  • Latvian: Kala
  • Lithuanian: Kala
  • Malay (generic): Qala
  • Maltese: Il-Qala
  • Maltese: Qala
  • Marathi: क्यूएला
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Qala
  • Persian: قالا (مالت)
  • Persian: قالا
  • Polish: Qala
  • Portuguese: Qala
  • Russian: Кала
  • Sicilian: Qala
  • Sinhalese: ක්වාලා
  • Spanish: Qala
  • Swedish: Il-Qala
  • Tamil: கியலா
  • Telugu: ఖాలా
  • Thai: กวาลา
  • Turkish: Qala
  • Ukrainian: Кала
  • Urdu: آلا، مالٹا
  • Vietnamese: Qala
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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Qala. See this page's contributions. Photo: Sudika, CC BY-SA 3.0.