Kirkop


Kirkop

Towns (Malta)
name = Casal Chircop(Ħal Kirkop)
coa = Kirkop coa.svg
motto =
official_name = Ħal Kirkop
inhabitants_name = Koppi (m), Koppija (f), Koppin (pl)
other_names = Casal Chircop



latitude = 35°50 '31"
longitude = 14°29 '6"
area = 1.1
population_total = 2,185 (Nov 2005)
population_density = 1,915
borders = Luqa, Mqabba, Safi, Żurrieq
saint = St. Leonard; St. Joseph
feast = 3rd Sunday of September; 2nd Sunday of July
mayor = Mario Salerno (MLP)
website = [http://www.kirkop.gov.mt/ kirkop.gov.mt]

Kirkop ( _en. Chircop) [ [http://www.geody.com/geospot.php?world=terra&
]
] is a small village south of Malta. It is home of the STMicroelectronics plant, whose production accounts for 60% of the exports in Malta. The parish church is dedicated to St. Leonard. Apart from the feast of St. Leonard, a secondary big feast of St. Joseph is celebrated in Summer. The population of this village is 2,183 people (Nov 2005). Kirkop United is the village football team currently playing in Division 3 of the Malta Football Association Competitions.

Kirkop Main Roads

*Triq Ħal Safi (Safi Road)
*Triq il-Belt Valletta (Valletta Road)
*Triq il-Lewżiet (Almonds Street)
*Triq ir-Ramlija (Sandy Street)
*Triq l-Industrija (Industry Street)
*Triq San Benedittu (St Benedict Street)
*Triq San Ġwann (St John Street)
*Triq San Nikola (St. Nicholas Street)
*Triq Santu Rokku (St Rocco Street)
*Triq Taż-Żebbiegħ (Taz-Zebbiegh Road)

Band Clubs

*St Leonard's Band Club (l-ghaqda muzikali san leonardu) dan huwa it titular tal-parrocca u l-festa tieghu issir f' settembru.

*St Joseph Band Club (L-Għaqda Mużikali San Ġużepp) din il festa sekondarja issir kull tieni Hadd ta' Lulju u dahhala Dun Guzepp Barbara D.D. [http://www.sanguzeppkirkop.org/ St.Joseph Band Club Kirkop jew ahjar tal-banana jo]

Zones in Kirkop

*Bonu ż-Żgħir
*Il-Għadir (The Lake)
*Menħir Estate (Menhir Estate)
*Ta' l-Aħfar
*Ta' l-Iblieq
*Tal-Fieres
*Tas-Sienja

Twin villages

*The village is twinned with Rousset in France. [ [http://www.rousset-fr.com/frame.htm Site Officiel de la Mairie de Rousset sur Arc ] ]

References

External links

* [http://www.kirkop.gov.mt/ Kirkop Local Council]
* [http://www.sanguzeppkirkop.org/ St.Joseph Band Club Kirkop]


Coordinates: coord|35|50|31|N|14|29|6|E|type:city


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