Cospicua

Cospicua
Bormla
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
Flag
Coat of arms of Cospicua
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Belt l-Immakulata
Motto(s): 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; 14.52222
Country Malta
RegionSouth Eastern Region
DistrictSouthern Harbour District
BordersBirgu, Fgura, Kalkara, Paola, Senglea, Żabbar
Government
 • MayorAlison Zerafa (PL)
Area
 • Total0.9 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Population (March 2014)
 • Total5,395
 • Density6,000/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Bormliż (m), Bormliża (f), Bormliżi (pl)
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal codeBML
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]

Etymology

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
euskara: Cospicua
فارسی: کاسپیکوا
français: Bormla
한국어: 보름라
Հայերեն: Բորմլա
Bahasa Indonesia: Cospicua
italiano: Cospicua
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