Grand Harbour

Grand Harbour (in Maltese: Il-Port il-Kbir) is a natural harbour on the island of Malta. It has been used as a harbour since at least Phoenician times. The natural harbour has been greatly improved with extensive docks and wharves, and has been massively fortified.

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... lived within 4 miles (6.4 km) of the Grand Harbour, where the population density was more than six times that of the island as a whole ... Across the Grand Harbour, in the so-called Three Cities, where the dockyards were located and the Admiralty had its headquarters, 28,000 more were packed into 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2) ... the island could be defended just as adequately from Alexandria as from Malta's Grand Harbour ...
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... The Grand Harbour, the backdrop to Malta's History, is set to experience a regeneration as the Maltese Government, in September 2007, unveiled 20 proposed projects ...
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... Malta has three large natural harbours on its main island The Grand Harbour (or Port il-Kbir), located at the eastern side of the capital city of Valletta, has been a harbour since Roman times ... A terminal at the Grand Harbour serves ferries that connect Malta to Pozzallo Catania in Sicily ... Marsamxett Harbour, located on the western side of Valletta, accommodates a number of yacht marinas ...

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