Pwales is a settlement in Malta. The area was named for its marsh land, being a valley, and comes from the Latin word palus that means wetland.[1] It is home to Is-Simar Nature Reserve, a number of farmhouses, and a church.[2]

A view of Pwales from Wardija


  1. ^ "Studji Filologici" (PDF). Il-Malti (in Maltese): 50–51. 1957.
  2. ^ Dillon, Paddy (2016). Walking on Malta. Cicerone Press Limited. p. 109. ISBN 9781783622917.

Coordinates: 35°56′44″N 14°22′35″E / 35.9456°N 14.3764°E / 35.9456; 14.3764