Ġgantija is a megalithic temple complex from the Neolithic on the Mediterranean island of . The Ġgantija temples are the earliest of the Megalithic Temples of Malta and are older than the pyramids of Egypt.

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is an island of the in the Mediterranean Sea. Photo: Wusel007, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, Maltese: Il-Mitħna ta' Kola, is a windmill in the village of , on the island of in the . is situated 350 metres northwest of Ġgantija. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Archaeological site
is situated 290 metres west of Ġgantija. Photo: Dreizung, CC BY 3.0.

Archaeological site
The , also known as the Xagħra Hypogeum or the Brochtorff Circle, is a Neolithic funerary complex located in , , . is situated 390 metres west of Ġgantija. Photo: Charles Frederick de Brocktorff, Public domain.

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is in . It's an attractive village of 4,900 people that houses the Ġgantija temples, and… Photo: DXR, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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

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


36.0473° or 36° 2' 50.1" north
14.2691° or 14° 16' 8.6" east
Open Location Code
128 metres (420 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 29546608
Geo­Names ID
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  • Arabic: Ġgantija
  • Armenian: Ջգանտիա
  • Basque: Ġgantija
  • Bulgarian: Джгантия
  • Catalan: Ggantija
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  • Cebuano: Ġgantija
  • Chinese: 詹蒂亞神廟
  • Croatian: Ġgantija
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  • Danish: Ggantija
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  • Dutch: Ggantija
  • Dutch: Megalithische tempels van Ggantija
  • Dutch: Megalithische tempels van Ġgantija
  • Dutch: Megalithische tempel van Ggantija
  • Dutch: Megalithische tempel van Ġgantija
  • Dutch: Ġgantija
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: معبد العملاقه
  • English: Ġgantija Temples
  • Esperanto: Ĝantija
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  • Georgian: ჯგანტია
  • German: Ggantija
  • German: Gigantija
  • German: Tempel von Gigantija
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  • Hindi: गंतिजा
  • Hungarian: Ġgantija
  • Indonesian: Ġgantija
  • Italian: Gigantia
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  • Japanese: ジュガンティーヤ
  • Latvian: Džgantija
  • Letzeburgesch: Ggantija
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  • Lithuanian: Džgantija
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  • Norwegian: Ġgantija
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  • Persian: جگانتیا
  • Polish: Ggantia
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  • Portuguese: Gigantia
  • Portuguese: Templo de Gigantea
  • Portuguese: Ġgantija
  • Russian: Джгантия
  • Serbian: Džgantija
  • Serbian: Џгантија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Ggantia
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  • Slovak: Ġgantija
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  • Swedish: Ggantija
  • Tamil: கண்டிஜா
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  • Ukrainian: Джгантія
  • Vietnamese: Ġgantija
  • Waray (Philippines): Ġgantija
  • Western Panjabi: گینتیا
  • Giants Tower
  • Il-Ġgantija
  • Il Gigantia
  • It-Tempji tal-Ġgantija

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