Zurrieq Tourism

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Żurrieq (Maltese: Iż-Żurrieq) is a town in the Southern Region of Malta. It is one of the oldest towns in the country, and it has a population of 11,823 inhabitants as of March 2014. The first documentation about it being a parish dates back to 1436 dedicated to St. Catherine of Alexandria. The island of Filfla is administratively a part of the town. The town stretches from In Nigret to Ħal Far respectively in old times the town was a border with Żejtun. There were small villages part of Żurrieq including Qrendi, Birżebbuġa, Ħal Millieri, Ħal Lew, Ħal Manin, Bubaqra, Tal-Baqqari, Ħal Far, Hlantun, Ħal Niklusi, Ħas Sejjih, Ħal Qadim, Ħal Arrig, Ħal Ġawhar, Ħal Ghabdirzaq. Żurrieq is part of the Fifth political District and votes for the local council every three years. The council is made up of nine members, one of them is the Mayor of the town. The present Mayor of Żurrieq is Ignatius Farrugia. The parish Arch-priest being Rev. Charles Attard, helped by Rev. Raymond Cassar, Rev. Glenn Buhagiar, Rev. Carmel Busuttil and Rev. Nazzareno Tonna and Decon Luke Seguna.


Discover the beauty of the city's striking landscope, welcome to Zurrieq, Malta. The nearest major city to Zurrieq is Valletta. Valletta, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like St Johns Co Cathedral, Upper Barrakka Gardens, The Malta Experience. Also, to reach Zurrieq, you'll have to take a flight to Valletta; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Zurrieq.

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Facts and Stats for Zurrieq*

  • Pollution Statistics in Zurrieq

    Know the pollution level of Zurrieq 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)
  • Zurrieq: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 34.09 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 22.73 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 22.73 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 72.92 (High)
    • Car Stealing 18.18 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 29.55 (Low)
    • Attacks 30 (Low)
    • Drug offense 34.09 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 97.73 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 84.09 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 29.55 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29.55 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 34.09 (Low)
  • Living in Zurrieq - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Zurrieq is 130.24 (High)

    • Safety Index 69.42 (High)
    • Climate Index 97.44 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 70 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 22.5 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 78.07 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 69.91 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 21.34 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 55.38 (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 Zurrieq

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.31 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.62 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 49.26 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 119.05 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 123.15 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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