Gozo Region (Maltese: Reġjun Għawdex) is one of five regions of Malta. The region includes the islands of Gozo, Comino and several little islets such as Cominotto. The region does not border with any other regions, but it is close to the Northern Region.
Map of the Gozo Region
|Islands||Gozo and Comino|
|Local Councils Act||30 June 1993|
|• Regional President||Samuel Azzopardi (PN)|
|• Total||68.7 km2 (26.5 sq mi)|
|• Density||540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)|
|ISO 3166 code||MT-GO|
The region was created by the Local Councils Act of 1993. It is the only original region still in existence, since the other two (Malta Majjistral and Malta Xlokk) were split into smaller regions by Act No. XVI of 2009.
The region corresponds to Gozo and Comino statistical district.
Gozo region includes 14 local councils:
- Għajnsielem – include the areas of Mġarr, Gozo, Fort Chambray and Comino.
- Għarb – include the areas of Ta' Pinu, Birbuba and Santu Pietru
- Għasri – include the area of Għammar and Wied il-Għasri
- Kerċem – include the area of Santa Luċija
- Munxar – include the area of Xlendi
- Nadur – include the areas of Daħlet Qorrot, San Blas, Nadur, Ta' Kuxxina and Ta' Kenuna
- Qala – include the area of Ħondoq ir-Rummien
- San Lawrenz – include the areas of Ta' Dbieġi and Dwejra
- Sannat – include the areas of Mġarr ix-Xini, Ta' Ċenċ and Ta' Saguna
- Rabat (Victoria) – include the areas of Taċ-Ċawla and Ċittadella
- Xagħra – include the area of Ramla Bay
- Xewkija – include the area of Tal-Barmil
- Żebbuġ – include the areas of Marsalforn and Qbajjar
|Vice President||Joseph Sultana|
|Members||David Apap Agius|
|Charles Frank Said|
|Executive Secretary||Ian Paul Bajada (acting)|
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