Malta Majjistral

Malta Majjistral, also known as the North Western Region, was a region of Malta between 1993 and 2009. It was located on the main island of Malta, bordering Malta Xlokk. The name referred to the Mistral wind, which is Majjistral in Maltese.

Malta Majjistral
Region of Malta
1993–2009
Majjistral-map.svg
Map of Malta Majjistral
Area 
• 2005
163 km2 (63 sq mi)
Population 
• 2005
227117
History 
• Local Councils Act
30 June 1993
• Act No. XVI of 2009
30 September 2009
Political subdivisions3 districts
29 local councils
Succeeded by
Central Region, Malta
Northern Region, Malta
Southern Region, Malta

The region was created by the Local Councils Act of 30 June 1993, and was integrated into the constitution in 2001.[1] It was abolished by Act No. XVI of 2009, and it was divided into the Northern Region, Central Region and part of the Southern Region.[2]

SubdivisionEdit

DistrictsEdit

The region included 3 statistical districts:

Local councilsEdit

Malta Majjistral included 29 local councils:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Malta" (PDF). Assembly of European Regions. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 February 2013. Retrieved 1 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Regions of Malta". Statoids. Retrieved 1 April 2015.

Coordinates: 35°54′N 14°24′E / 35.900°N 14.400°E / 35.900; 14.400