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

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Nickname(s): The Silent Ceety
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
Region Northren Region
Destrict Wastren Destrict
Borders Attard, Mtarfa, Rabat
Govrenment
 • Mayor Peter Dei Conti Sant Manduca (PN)
Area
 • Tot 0.9 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Population (March 2014)
 • Tot 292
 • Density 320/km2 (840/sq mi)
Demonym Midjan (m), Midjana (f), Midjani (p)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code MDN
Dialin code 356
ISO 3166 code MT-29
Patron saunt St. Peter
St. Paul
Oor Lady o Moont Carmel
Day o festa 29 June
4th Sunday of July
Website Offeecial 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 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.

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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.