Fort Benghisa

Local nameFort Benghisa
LocationBirżebbuġa, Malta

Fort Benghisa is a polygonal fort in Birżebbuġa, Malta. It was built between 1910 and 1912 by the British on high ground on the seaward face of Benghisa Point, the southern arm of Marsaxlokk Bay. It is the southernmost fortification in Malta.

It was part of a chain of fortifications intended to protect Marsaxlokk Harbour, along with Fort Delimara and Fort Tas-Silġ on Delimara point, the north arm of Marsaxlokk Bay, Fort San Lucian on Kbira point in the middle of the bay, and the Pinto and Ferretti batteries on the shores of the bay.

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Benghajsa @ Ilya Druzhinin

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The fort is currently in private hands and not accessible to public.

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Address BBG, Malta

Coordinates 35°48'30.039" N 14°31'56.556" E

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