Bir Mula, Burmola, Bormola
Città Cospicua, Città Cottonera
City and Local council
Cospicua as seen from Dock No. 1
Cospicua as seen from Dock No. 1
Flag of Cospicua
Coat of arms of Cospicua
Coat of arms
Belt l-Immakulata
Ingens Amplectitur Agger
(Embraced by a large bastion)
Bormla in Malta.svg
Coordinates: 35°52′56″N 14°31′20″E / 35°52′56″N 14°31′20″E / 35.88222; 14.52222UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code356
ISO 3166 codeMT-06
Patron saintImmaculate Conception or the Virgin Mary
Day of festa8 December

Cospicua (Maltese: Bormla [ˈbɔrmlɐ]), also known by its titles Città Cospicua or Civitas Cottonera, is a double-fortified harbour city in the South Eastern Region of Malta. Along with Birgu and Senglea, it is one of the Three Cities, located within the Grand Harbour to the east of the capital city Valletta. With a population of 5,395 as of March 2014, it is the most dense city of the Three Cities.[1]


The Maltese name "Bormla" or Burmula derives from Bir Mula that means [the] well of the Lord.[2]

Other Languages
العربية: كوسبيكو
català: Cospicua
Deutsch: Cospicua
Ελληνικά: Κοσπίκουα
español: Bormla
Esperanto: Cospicua
euskara: Cospicua
فارسی: کاسپیکوا
français: Bormla
한국어: 보름라
հայերեն: Բորմլա
Bahasa Indonesia: Cospicua
italiano: Cospicua
Latina: Birmula
lietuvių: Bormla
magyar: Bormla
Malti: Bormla
მარგალური: ბორმლა
Nederlands: Cospicua
нохчийн: Бормла
norsk: Cospicua
polski: Cospicua
português: Cospicua
русский: Бормла
sicilianu: Cospicua
Simple English: Cospicua
کوردی: کۆسپیکوا
српски / srpski: Бормла
українська: Бормла
中文: 科斯皮夸