Valletta or Il-Belt is the capital of . It is both the southernmost and the least populated national capital in the European Union and one of only two without rail-based public transit.

Landmarks in the Area

The Hypogeum of Ħal Saflieni is a Neolithic subterranean structure dating to the Saflieni phase in Maltese prehistory, located in , . is situated 3½ km south of Valletta. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The University of Malta is the highest educational institution in . is situated 3 km west of Valletta.

St John's Co-Cathedral is a Roman Catholic co-cathedral in , , dedicated to Saint John the Baptist. Photo: Florival fr, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The Tarxien Temples are an archaeological complex in , . is situated 3½ km south of Valletta. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Birkirkara is a town in the central region of . is situated 4½ km west of Valletta. Photo: Thyes, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Sliema is a town located on the northeast coast of in the Northern Harbour District. is situated 2 km northwest of Valletta. Photo: FrankBothe, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Qormi, also known by its title Città Pinto, is a city in the Southern Region of , located southwest of in the centre of the island. is situated 4½ km southwest of Valletta. Photo: Maltesedog, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Żabbar, also known as Città Hompesch, is a city in the South Eastern Region of . is situated 3½ km southeast of Valletta. Photo: Sudika, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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