Mdina

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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 of airms o Mdina
Coat 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)
 • Total292
 • 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
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid
Buses 51, 52, 53 frae Valletta terminus, Stap at Bus Stap named "Saqqajja" or "Rabat 3".

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 nor 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.

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