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Żejtun (Maltese: Iż-Żejtun [ɪzˈzɛjtʊn]) is a city in the South Eastern Region of Malta, with a population of 11,508 in March 2014. Żejtun holds the title of Città Beland, which was bestowed by the grandmaster of the Order of the Knights of Malta, Ferdinand von Hompesch zu Bolheim, in 1797. Żejtun's elder cores, Bisqallin and Ħal Bisbut, largely retain their narrow medieval streets and ancient boundaries. Since at least the 19th century, the name Żejtun has also referred to the larger city which developed around these two core villages. Together with a number of small hamlets in the vicinity, the bulk of this conurbation forms the city of Żejtun, administered by the mayor and the Żejtun Local Council. The city experienced extensive urbanisation over the seventies and eighties, with the completion of numerous infrastructural and urban projects designed to relieve housing congestion in the neighbouring Cottonera area. Żejtun is a major city on the islands, giving a significant contribution to the islands' history, arts and commerce. One of the country's principal industrial estates, Bulebel, can be found on the city's borders. Żejtun contains a number of important heritage sites, such as St Catherine's Parish Church, St Gregory's Church, numerous votive chapels, and the remains of a Roman villa. The parish of Żejtun is one of the oldest on the islands, and existed already in 1436. The original parish church was built in the twelfth century, and rebuilt in 1492. The incumbent mayor is Joseph Attard. The archpriest is Fr Nicholas Pace.

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Żejtun in Malta awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Żejtun. The nearest major city to Żejtun is Valletta. Attractions in Valletta include St Johns Co Cathedral, Upper Barrakka Gardens, The Malta Experience. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Żejtun.

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Facts and Stats for Żejtun*

  • Pollution Statistics in Żejtun

    Know the pollution level of Żejtun before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 75 (High)
    • Water Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 45 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 40 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 60 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 55 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 70 (High)
  • Żejtun: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Żejtun for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Żejtun.

    • Burglary and Theft 37.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 70.45 (High)
    • Car Stealing 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 27.5 (Low)
    • Attacks 33.33 (Low)
    • Drug offense 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 97.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 82.5 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 35 (Low)
  • Living in Żejtun - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Żejtun is 119.26 (High)

    • Safety Index 67.89 (High)
    • Climate Index 97.44 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 70 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 22.5 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 72.21 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 69.91 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 22.67 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 49.74 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Żejtun

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Żejtun

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.27 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.23 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.11 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 111.68 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 117.56 USD

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