San Pawl il-Baħar
Brief information about the San Pawl il-Baħar
St. Paul's Bay Saint Paul's Bay (Maltese: San Pawl il-Baħar, Italian: Baia di San Paolo) is a town in the Northern Area of Malta, sixteen kilometres (9.9 miles) northwest of the capital Valletta. The Bay of saint Paul is the largest city in the Northern Area and the Northern Regional Committee's chair and the most populous city in Malta.
Its name refers to the shipwreck of Saint Paul, as recorded in the Acts of the Apostles on St. Paul's Islands near St Paul's Bay, on his voyage from Caesarea to Rome, which set the foundations of Christianity around the island. Burmarrad, Wardija, Qawra, Buġibba, Xemxija, and San Martin, also as a part of Bidnija and Mistra, form a portion of St.
Paul's Bay Local Council. The region of the area is 14.47 km2 (6 sq mi). The people in 2018 has been 23,112. This goes up to approximately 60,000 between June and September with Maltese residents and tourists lodging in hotels, especially in Buġibba and Qawra. North west is Mistra Bay, its headland and St Paul's Island.
Transferring west and crossing the island towards Ġnejna Bay and Golden Bay is the scenic Wardija Ridge.