class="apple-converted-space"> is a seaside resort not far from Marsaxlokk in south-east Malta. It is
approximately 8 miles from the City of Valletta.
It has a population of 9,634 as of March 2011. Popular among Maltese holiday-makers
for decades, this village is perhaps best known for its important
archaeological sites, especially Għar
Dalam and "Borg
in-Nadur" and a sandy beach commonly known as "Pretty Bay". The
village name "Birżebbuġa", from the Maltese,
means a "well of olives". Such linguistic evidence established early
inhabitants were in the south of the island since the first millennium. The
name also indicates climate and food.