Manoel Island

island

Manoel Island (Maltese: Il-Gżira Manoel) is a small island which forms part of Gżira in Marsamxett Harbour, Malta. It is named after the Portuguese Grand Master António Manoel de Vilhena.

Manoel Island
Geography
LocationMarsamxett Harbour, Malta, south of Sicily, Mediterranean Sea
Coordinates35°54′14″N 14°30′07″E / 35.904°N 14.502°E / 35.904; 14.502
ArchipelagoMaltese islands
Area0.3 km2 (0.12 sq mi)
Administration
Malta

Manoel Island is a flat island shaped roughly like a leaf. The island is connected to mainland Malta by a bridge. The whole island can be viewed from the bastions of the capital Valletta.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Manoel Island". Local Councils' Association. Retrieved 22 August 2014.