Local nameMdina
LocationRabat, Malta

Mdina, also known by its titles Città Vecchia or Città Notabile, is a fortified city in the Northern Region of Malta, which served as the island's capital from antiquity to the medieval period. The city is still confined within its walls, and has a population of just under 300, but it is contiguous with the town of Rabat, which takes its name from the Arabic word for suburb, and has a population of over 11,000.The city was founded as Maleth in around the 8th century BC by Phoenician settlers, and was later renamed Melite by the Romans. Ancient Melite was larger than present-day Mdina, and it was reduced to its present size during the Byzantine or Arab occupation of Malta.

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Mdina Old City 2-Hour Walking Tour from 17 USD

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Coordinates 35°53'9.654" N 14°24'11.297" E

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Mdina Old City 2-Hour Walking Tour

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Mdina City Walking Tour

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Mdina Audio Tour with Map and Directions

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