Urban Conservation Area: Gharghur
Gharghur is one of the smallest and oldest towns of Malta. Gharghur is situated on a hilltop between 2 valleys in the North-East of Malta. Its coast of arms is a red star over a red triangle on a sliver shield with the motto 'Excelsior' which means 'The Highest'. This motto indicates the fact that this town is geographically one of the highest in Malta. The Victoria Lines named after Queen Victoria and which divide the island of Malta from east to west, passes through this locality. Other fortifications can also be found across the island. Gharghur is also home to Malta's telecommunication infrastructure.