About NAxxar

Naxxar is a village in the central north of Malta, with a population of about 11,947 people (Nov 2005). The Naxxar Church is dedicated to Our Lady of Victories. The feast is celebrated on September 8. Naxxar was formerly known for the Maltese International Trade Fair Grounds.

The Naxxar Locality is spread over an area of eleven kilometres squared and has a population of over eleven thousand persons. The whole locality comprises the Naxxar centre, Sgħajtar area, Santa Marija tax-Xagħra, San Pawl tat-Targa, Birguma, Magħtab, Salina, Baħar Iċ-Ċagħaq and part of Madliena.

Naxxar is famous for its cart ruts (cart tracks) that curve and twist down the Great Fault escarpment.