Malta Xlokk

Malta Xlokk, also known as the South Eastern Region, was a region of Malta between 1993 and 2009. It was located on the main island of Malta, bordering Malta Majjistral. It included the capital Valletta. The name referred to the Sirocco wind, which is Xlokk in Maltese.

Malta Xlokk
Region of Malta
1993–2009
Xlokk-map.svg
Map of Malta Xlokk
Area 
• 2005
64 km2 (25 sq mi)
Population 
• 2005
140882
History 
• Local Councils Act
30 June 1993
• Act No. XVI of 2009
30 September 2009
Political subdivisions2 districts
25 local councils
Succeeded by
Southern Region, Malta
South Eastern Region

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 Southern Region and part of the South Eastern Region.[2]

SubdivisionEdit

DistrictsEdit

The region included 2 statistical districts:

Local councilsEdit

Malta Xlokk included 25 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°51′N 14°30′E / 35.850°N 14.500°E / 35.850; 14.500