Mdina, Città Vecchia, or Città Notabile, (Inglis: Notabile, or Imdina)[1] is the auld caipital o Maltae. Mdina is a medieval walled toun situatit on a hill in the centre o the island. Punic remains uncovered ayont the ceety’s walls suggest the importance o the general region tae Maltae’s Phoenician settlers. Mdina is commonly cawed the "Silent Ceety" bi natives an visitors.[2] The toun is still confined athin its walls, an haes a population o less than three hunder, but it is contiguous wi the village o Rabat, which takes its name frae the Arabic wird for suburb, an haes a population o ower 11,000.

Mdina

L-Imdina

Città Notabile, Città Vecchia
Melita
Ceety an Local cooncil
Frae tap: Skyline, Cathedral, Main Gate, Palazzo Santa Sofia, Vilhena Palace
Frae tap: Skyline, Cathedral, Main Gate, Palazzo Santa Sofia, Vilhena Palace
Banner o Mdina
Banner
Coat o airms o Mdina
Coat o airms
Eik-name(s): 
The Silent Ceety
Mdina in Malta.svg
Coordinates: 35°53′9″N 14°24′11″E / 35.88583°N 14.40306°E / 35.88583; 14.40306Coordinates: 35°53′9″N 14°24′11″E / 35.88583°N 14.40306°E / 35.88583; 14.40306
Kintra Maltae
RegionNorthren Region
DestrictWastren Destrict
BordersAttard, Mtarfa, Rabat
Govrenment
 • MayorPeter Dei Conti Sant Manduca (PN)
Area
 • Total0.9 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Population
 (March 2014)
 • Tot292
 • Density320/km2 (840/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Midjan (m), Midjana (f), Midjani (p)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
MDN
Dialin code356
ISO 3166 codeMT-29
Patron sauntSt. Peter
St. Paul
Oor Lady o Moont Carmel
Day o festa29 June
4th Sunday of July
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid
Buses 51, 52, 53 frae Valletta terminus, Stap at Bus Stap named "Saqqajja" or "Rabat 3".

ReferencesEedit

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  2. Craven, John (2 March 2009). "Celebrity travel: Starry knights and three-pin plugs in Malta". Daily Mail. Retrieved 22 March 2010.